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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He had three hundred pounds to find on the twenty-fourth of the month, and twenty thousand pounds to find in February eighteen hundred and fifty.
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.
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.
A scarred and wrinkled precipice rises to a height of eighteen hundred feet; on a tiny bench half way up its vast wall, sits a little snowflake of a church, no bigger than a martin-box, apparently; skirting the base of the cliff are a hundred orange groves and gardens, flecked with glimpses of the white dwellings that are buried in them; in front, three or four gondolas lie idle upon the water--and in the burnished mirror of the lake, mountain, chapel, houses, groves and boats are counterfeited so brightly and so clearly that one scarce knows where the reality leaves off and the reflection begins!
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.
If Paul had received more than eighteen shillings a week he would not have lived in an attic.
The lanes and alleys, which I could not enter, but only view them as I passed, are from twelve to eighteen inches.