eighty


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eighty

1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
2. a numeral, 80, LXXX, etc., representing this number
3. the numbers 80-89, esp a person's age or the year of a particular century
4. the amount or quantity that is eight times as big as ten
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But tell me where it is, and I will load my eighty camels with it, and give you one of them as a token of my gratitude.
The dervish said no more and left me, speechless with shame and confusion, and so wretched that I stood rooted to the spot, while he collected the eighty camels and proceeded on his way to Balsora.
That very evening, indeed, before the fair had set in, Fred thought he saw a favorable opening for disposing advantageously of his horse, but an opening which made him congratulate himself on his foresight in bringing with him his eighty pounds.
Only excuse me, my dear fellow, I'll give you twenty thousand and a note of hand for eighty thousand as well.
said Isaac; ``lay down the talents the shekels the eighty zecchins, and thou shalt see I will consider thee liberally.
Gurth at length complied; and telling out eighty zecchins upon the table, the Jew delivered out to him an acquittance for the horse and suit of armour.
The building is five hundred feet long by one hundred and eighty wide, and the principal steeple is in the neighborhood of four hundred feet high.
Your lighter boxes of family papers went up-stairs into a Barmecide room, that always had a great dining-table in it and never had a dinner, and where, even in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty, the first letters written to you by your old love, or by your little children, were but newly released from the horror of being ogled through the windows, by the heads exposed on Temple Bar with an insensate brutality and ferocity worthy of Abyssinia or Ashantee.
Cruncher's private lodging in Hanging-sword-alley, Whitefriars: the time, half-past seven of the clock on a windy March morning, Anno Domini seventeen hundred and eighty.
97 ( Two Crore Eighty Six Lacs Eighty Three Thousand One Hundred Eighty Five And Ninety Seven Paise Only )
This book attempts to capture the essence of the twenty greatest designers over eighty years old, including museum curator, editor, writer, and architect Jane Thompson; illustrator and graphic designer Bob Gill; architect Ricardo Scofidio; artist Seymour Chwast; and many more.
Pooh and Piglet, Christopher Robin and Eeyore were last seen in the Forest - oh, can it really be eighty years ago?