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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEV'ENTEEN, a. [seven-ten.] Seven and ten.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: being one more than sixteen [syn: seventeen, 17, xvii] n
1: the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one [syn: seventeen, 17, XVII]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: seventeen, adjective, from Middle English seventene, from Old English seofont?ne; akin to Old English t?en ten Date: 14th century see number table seventeen adjective seventeen pronoun, plural in construction seventeenth adjective or noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. 1 one more than sixteen, or seven more than ten. 2 a symbol for this (17, xvii, XVII). 3 a size etc. denoted by seventeen. --adj. that amount to seventeen. Derivatives: seventeenth adj. & n. Etymology: OE seofontiene

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Seventeen Sev"en*teen`, a. [OE. seventene, AS. seofont[=y]ne, i. e., seven-ten. Cf. Seventy.] One more than sixteen; ten and seven added; as, seventeen years.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Seventeen Sev"en*teen`, n. 1. The number greater by one than sixteen; the sum of ten and seven; seventeen units or objects. 2. A symbol denoting seventeen units, as 17, or xvii.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(seventeens) Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English. Seventeen is the number 17. Jenny is seventeen years old. NUM



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