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sixteen
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 3
1. Six and ten; consisting of six and ten; fifteen and one more.
Part of Speech: noun
1. The number greater by a unit than fifteen; the sum of ten and six; sixteen units or objects.
2. A symbol representing sixteen units, as 16, or xvi.
Examples of usage:
  • Of them some twenty- four were on the 'varsity and sixteen on the second. - "Left End Edwards", Ralph Henry Barbour.
  • Not long ago I was analysing a girl of sixteen. - "A Dominie in Doubt", A. S. Neill.
  • You are still sixteen years old, Pierre. - "Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales", Leo Tolstoy.
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