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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eight  \Eight\,  n. 
  1.  The  number  greater  by  a  unit  than  seven  eight  units  or 
  objects. 
 
  2.  A  symbol  representing  eight  units,  as  8  or  viii. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eight  \Eight\,  n.  [See  {Ait}.] 
  An  island  in  a  river;  an  ait.  [Obs.]  ``Osiers  on  their 
  eights.''  --Evelyn. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eight  \Eight\,  a.  [AS.  eahta;  akin  to  OS  ahto,  OFries  achta, 
  D.  &  G.  acht,  OHG.  ahto,  Icel.  [=a]tta,  Sw  [*a]tta,  Dan. 
  otte,  Goth.  ahtau  Lith.  aszt?ni,  Ir  &  Gael.  ochd,  W.  wyth, 
  Armor.  eich,  eiz,  L.  octo,  Gr  ?,  Skr.  ash?an.  ????.  Cf 
  {Octave}.] 
  Seven  and  one  as  eight  years. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eight 
  adj  :  being  one  more  than  seven  [syn:  {8},  {viii}] 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  seven  and  one  [syn:  {8}, 
  {VIII},  {eighter},  {eighter  from  Decatur},  {octad},  {ogdoad}, 
  {octonary},  {octet}] 




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