Sept n. A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland.
The chief, struck by the illustration, asked at once to be baptized, and all his sept followed his example. --S. Lover.
n 1: the month following August and preceding October [syn: September,
2: people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has
lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower" [syn: family,
family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry]