eighteen


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eighteen

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and eight and the product of two and nine
2. a numeral, 18, XVIII, etc., representing this number
3. the amount or quantity that is eight more than ten
4. a team of 18 players in Australian Rules football
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(in the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight)--the twenty-first of June.
"Eighteen years!" said the passenger, looking at the sun.
Now that makes eighteen miles for the horse and six shillings for me; there's three shillings still for that horse to earn and nine shillings for the afternoon horse before I touch a penny.
"I want to begin with the year eighteen hundred and four," I said.
It was now the year eighteen hundred and sixty six.
"Why, man, it's nigh on eighteen years since Prince Charming made me what I am."
And as he went up the cabin companion, he could hear the Ancient Mariner maundering: "Eighteen days in the longboat, eighteen days of scorching hell .
The women looked worried, but sat still, and I learned more of him in that interview than in the whole eighteen months we had sailed together.
she has disturbed me, night and day, through eighteen years - incessantly - remorselessly - till yesternight; and yesternight I was tranquil.
They say it is eighteen hundred feet deep at this point, but it does not look a dead enough blue for that.
By the time he was eighteen he had finished his College course and received a commission as lieutenant in an aristocratic regiment of the Guards.
If the members of a religious persuasion built a chapel there - as the members of eighteen religious persuasions had done - they made it a pious warehouse of red brick, with sometimes (but this is only in highly ornamental examples) a bell in a birdcage on the top of it.