Friday, November 8, 2013

Today's #DailyDefinition brought to you by the word... fortnight via @DefinitionHouse




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fortnight

[fawrt-nahyt, -nit]

noun 

the space of fourteen nights and days; two weeks.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English fourtenight, contraction of Old English fēowertēne niht. See fourteen, night

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