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 for sestet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sestet \Ses*tet"\, n. [It. sestetto, fr. sesto sixth, L. sextus,
     fr. sex six.]
     1. (Mus.) A piece of music composed for six voices or six
        instruments; a sextet; -- called also sestuor. [Written
        also sestett, sestette.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Poet.) The last six lines of a sonnet.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sestet
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one [syn:
           six, 6, VI, sixer, sise, Captain Hicks, half a
           dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexad]
      2: six performers or singers who perform together [syn:
         sextet, sextette, sestet]
      3: a set of six similar things considered as a unit [syn:
         sextet, sextette, sestet]
      4: a musical composition written for six performers [syn:
         sextet, sextette, sestet]
      5: a rhythmic group of six lines of verse

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