American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The cardinal number equal to 16 + 1.
- n. The 17th in a set or sequence.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- One more than sixteen or less than eighteen, being the sum of seven and ten: a cardinal numeral.
- n. The number greater by one than sixteen; the sum of ten and seven.
- n. A symbol representing this number, as 17, or XVII, or xvii.
- n. The cardinal number occurring after sixteen and before eighteen, represented in Roman numerals as XVII and in Arabic numerals as 17.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. One more than sixteen; ten and seven added.
- n. The number greater by one than sixteen; the sum of ten and seven; seventeen units or objects.
- n. A symbol denoting seventeen units, as 17, or xvii.
- n. the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one
- adj. being one more than sixteen
- From Middle English seventene, from Old English seofontīene, from Proto-Germanic *sebuntehun. Compare Dutch zeventien, West Frisian santjin, German siebzehn, Danish sytten. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English seventene, from Old English seofontīne; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“That means no one under seventeen is admitted without parent or guardian.”
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