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foursome


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foursome  \Four"some\,  a.  [Four  +  2d  -some.] 
  Consisting  of  four  requiring  four  participants.  [Scot.  or 
  Golf] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foursome  \Four"some\,  n.  (Golf) 
  A  game  between  four  players,  with  two  on  each  side  and  each 
  side  playing  but  one  ball,  the  partners  striking  alternately. 
  It  is  called  a 
 
  {mixed  foursome}  when  each  side  consists  of  a  man  and  a 
  woman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foursome 
  n  1:  four  people  considered  as  a  unit;  "he  joined  a  barbershop 
  quartet";  "the  foursome  teed  off  before  9  a.m."  [syn:  {quartet}, 
  {quartette}] 
  2:  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  three  and  one  [syn:  {four}, 
  {4},  {IV},  {tetrad},  {quatern},  {quaternion},  {quaternary}, 
  {quaternity},  {quartet},  {quadruplet},  {Little  Joe}] 




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