One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In ancient Roman society: = sevirate. Also more generally: any group of six persons who rule jointly.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Patrick Murdoch (d. 1774), Church of England clergyman and writer. From classical Latin sexvirātus, variant of sēvirātus sevirate.
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