Definition of septime in English:

septime

noun

Fencing
  • The seventh of eight standard parrying positions.

    • ‘If someone gets a direct hit against you in septime then I reckon your distance and awareness need to be looked at (but then you could say that about any hit).’
    • ‘Against the direct riposte from septime: parry septime or seconde while recovering, or parry quarte with the hand rather lower than in the usual quarte parry.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin septimus ‘seventh’.

Pronunciation

septime

/ˈsepˌtēm/