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six

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
2. a numeral, 6, VI, etc., representing this number
3. something representing, represented by, or consisting of six units, such as a playing card with six symbols on it
4. Cricket
a. a stroke in which the ball crosses the boundary without bouncing
b. the six runs scored for such a stroke
5. a division of a Brownie Guide or Cub Scout pack

What does it mean when you dream about the number six?

In numerology the number six represents harmony and peacemaking qualities.

References in classic literature ?
Well, before another quarter of an hour you will have to count nine thousand dollars to the president; four thousand because the Columbiad will not burst, and five thousand because the projectile will rise more than six miles in the air.
You must not speak or laugh for six years, and must make in that time six shirts for us out of star-flowers.
Why is it that so many women are afraid to be left alone with their thoughts between six and seven?
It was to hold itself ready to sell out at six months' notice.
All round this they had cleared a wide space, and then the thing was completed by a paling six feet high, without door or opening, too strong to pull down without time and labour and too open to shelter the besiegers.
Daylight was yet three hours away, though it was already six o'clock; and in the darkness Henry went about preparing breakfast, while Bill rolled the blankets and made the sled ready for lashing.
came to six cents; and two Sunday papers--one for the personal column and the other to read--were ten cents.
Their stock consisted of one thousand two hundred and sixty-nine oxen, one thousand five hundred and fifty-seven cows, five thousand and seven young cattle, four hundred and ninety-three horses, eight thousand six hundred and ninety sheep, and four thousand one hundred and ninety-seven hogs.
Look at the one I got now, not as big as the smallest here, an' me payin' six dollars a month for it.
So there was the duke already on horseback, clean armed, and his six sons by him, and every each had a spear in his hand, and so they encountered, whereas the duke and his two sons brake their spears upon him, but Sir Marhaus held up his spear and touched none of them.
Sun Tzu said: We may distinguish six kinds of terrain, to wit:
But the colonel ordered six of the ringleaders to be seized, and thought no punishment so proper as to deliver them bound into my hands; which some of his soldiers accordingly did, pushing them forward with the butt-ends of their pikes into my reach.