thirty


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thirty

1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three
2. a numeral, 30, XXX, etc., representing this number
3. the amount or quantity that is three times as big as ten
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D'Artagnan took a pen and some paper, and wrote upon a plain sheet, -- "I, D'Artagnan, possess twenty thousand livres, laid up cent by cent during thirty years that I have been in the service of his majesty the king of France.
It appeared to him that he could almost recognize the trace of his own steps upon the road, and that of his first upon the doors of the hostelries; -- his memory, always active and present, brought back that youth which neither thirty years later his great heart nor his wrist of steel would have belied.
Riviere, or heard of him, for nearly thirty years; and that fact gave the measure of his ignorance of Madame Olenska's existence.
Dron was one of those physically and mentally vigorous peasants who grow big beards as soon as they are of age and go on unchanged till they are sixty or seventy, without a gray hair or the loss of a tooth, as straight and strong at sixty as at thirty.
You'll get in, I'se uphaud - and your thirty pounds will get in, too.
And I knew I wanted to ride in the hills with you just about thirty million times more than I wanted to go to the office.
An' I bet," Martin dashed on, "that he's solemn an' serious as an old owl, an' doesn't care a rap for a good time, for all his thirty thousand a year.
At twelve- thirty I ate dinner and in the afternoon I swam and rode.
Our ships of peace patrol thirty and one hundred seventy-five.
He is about thirty or thirty-five, I think, and he meditates writing a novel.
And cash it was made, thirty PLUNKS (a plunk is a dollar, my dear Anak), and I pulled my freight .
Four into thirty is seven, twenty-eight, two to carry; and two-fourths is one-half.