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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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The tragic circumstance which strengthened and consecrated their natural community of interest had, one might think, something to do with the far-reaching pensiveness even of their most humorous writing, touching often the deepest springs of pity and awe, as the way of the highest humour is--a way, however, very different from that of the humorists of the eighteenth century.
At the moment when the eighteenth century comes to an end, it has destroyed everything.
There is no more horrible page in history than the treatment of the child and women slaves in the English factories in the latter half of the eighteenth century of the Christian Era.
The history of the eighteenth century is written," Ernest prompted.
The amiable Sophia was now in her eighteenth year, when she is introduced into this history.
When at last they reached the eighteenth green, he hold a wonderful curly putt for the hole and the match.
At the close of the eighteenth century Herschel, armed with a powerful telescope, considerably reduced the preceding measurements.