How to use Nones in a sentence
Where no running water is available for irrigation, water is often obtained from wells by means of waterwheels (nones) of simple construction.
The monks also entered the refectory for drinks such as those served after Nones.
The Ides (from an obsolete verb iduare, to divide) were at the middle of the month, either the 13th or the 15th day; and the Nones were the ninth day before the Latin.
In the months of March, May, July and October, the Ides fell on the 5th day, and the Nones consequently on the 7th; so that each of these months had six days named from the Nones.
In all the other months the Ides were on the 13th and the Nones on the 5th; consequently there were only four days named from the Nones.Advertisement
Special sacrifices were offered on the kalends, nones, and ides of every month, and on the occasion of important family events.
Instead of distinguishing the days by the ordinal numbers first,, second, third, &c., the Romans counted backwards from three fixed epochs, namely, the Calends, the Nones and the Ides.