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  • n. The cardinal number nineteen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. one more than eighteen; denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eighteen and one less than twenty; -- representing the number nineteen as Arabic numerals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being one more than eighteen
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one

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  • And can you tell me, doctor, why I stil can't get to sleep?
    And night-time's just a jungle dark and a barking M16?
    And what's this rash that comes and goes, can you tell me what it means?
    God help me, I was only nineteen.
    ...
    And the Anzac legends didn't mention mud and blood and tears
    And the stories that my father told me never seemed quite real.
    I caught some pieces in my back that I didn't even feel
    God help me, I was only nineteen.

    - Redgum, 'I Was Only Nineteen'.

    November 19, 2008

  • Let me tell you how it will be,
    There's one for you, nineteen to me,
    'cos I'm the Taxman,

    November 17, 2008