How to use Nones in a sentence

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  • Where no running water is available for irrigation, water is often obtained from wells by means of waterwheels (nones) of simple construction.

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  • The monks also entered the refectory for drinks such as those served after Nones.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Special sacrifices were offered on the kalends, nones, and ides of every month, and on the occasion of important family events.

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  • 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.

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