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twenty


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twenty  \Twen"ty\,  a.  [OE.  twenty,  AS  tw?ntig,  twentig  akin  to 
  OFris  twintich  OS  tw?ntig,  D.  &  LG  twintig  OHG. 
  zweinzug  G.  zwanzig  Goth.  twai  tigjis;  that  is  two  tens. 
  See  {Twain},  {Two},  and  {Ten}.] 
  1.  One  more  that  nineteen;  twice;  as  twenty  men. 
 
  2.  An  indefinite  number  more  or  less  that  twenty.  --Shak. 
 
  Maximilian,  upon  twenty  respects,  could  not  have 
  been  the  man.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twenty  \Twen"ty\,  n.;  pl  {Twenties}. 
  1.  The  number  next  following  nineteen;  the  sum  of  twelve  and 
  eight  or  twice  ten  twenty  units  or  objects;  a  score. 
 
  2.  A  symbol  representing  twenty  units,  as  20,  or  xx 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  twenty 
  adj  :  denoting  a  quantity  consisting  of  20  items  or  units  [syn:  {20}, 
  {xx},  {score}] 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  nineteen  and  one 
  [syn:  {20},  {XX}] 




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