sixteen


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sixteen

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and six
2. a numeral, 16, XVI, etc., representing this number
3. Music the numeral 16 used as the lower figure of a time signature to indicate that the beat is measured in semiquavers

What does it mean when you dream about the number sixteen?

This number traditionally represents a young girl’s debut into womanhood when she celebrated her sweet sixteen birthday, so it could represent a time of maturity. In numerology, the

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Her sister, though comparatively but little removed by matrimony, being settled in London, only sixteen miles off, was much beyond her daily reach; and many a long October and November evening must be struggled through at Hartfield, before Christmas brought the next visit from Isabella and her husband, and their little children, to fill the house, and give her pleasant society again.
The Stone-pit has gone dry suddenly--from the draining, I suppose; and there he lies--has lain for sixteen years, wedged between two great stones.
There, before my ravished eye, a Cube, moving in some altogether new direction, but strictly according to Analogy, so as to make every particle of his interior pass through a new kind of Space, with a wake of its own -- shall create a still more perfect perfection than himself, with sixteen terminal Extra-solid angles, and Eight solid Cubes for his Perimeter.
I shall have the honor of sending your majesty sixteen hundred thousand livres this evening.
A ride of sixteen miles brought them, in the afternoon, in sight of the Crow camp.
Three girls, the two eldest sixteen and fourteen, was an awful legacy for a mother to bequeath, an awful charge rather, to confide to the authority and guidance of a conceited, silly father.
It must be to her advantage to be separated from her mother, and a girl of sixteen who has received so wretched an education, could not be a very desirable companion here.
We get the bottom; you keep the top; I give you the sixteen thousand, and the thing is done.
The son -- his name was Robert -- was a boy of sixteen at Rugby; and you saw him in flannels and a cricket cap, and again in a tail-coat and a stand-up collar.
the sixteen commissioners of the sixteen quarters, the jailer of the Châtelet, the four enfeoffed sergeants, the hundred and twenty mounted sergeants, with maces, the chevalier of the watch with his watch, his sub-watch, his counter-watch and his rear-watch?
By Jove, she can't be more than sixteen," he said to the woman who had come in to `see her through.
Thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen," she counted on her slender little fingers.