Definitions

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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following sixty-five and preceding sixty-seven.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A game of cards played, generally by two persons, with 24 cards, the ace, ten, king, queen, knave, and nine ranking in the order named.

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

  • adj. being six more than sixty

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Examples

  • Many, many people came to pay respects to a couple who had served their community together for the sixty-six years they were married.

    The Law of Happiness

  • He lived on the Jack London ranch from the age of ten until he died sixty-six years later.

    Meet Jack London Biographer Russ Kingman

  • Over an eighty-four-year period 1921-2003, the Yankees finished with a better regular-season record than the Red Sox an amazing sixty-six times.

    One Season

  • At that time I shall be sixty-six years old, which can be very old, or not.

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  • Miss Ferenczi tells the students that as soon as their regular teacher returns, six times eleven will be sixty-six again, you can rest assured.

    'Gryphon: New and Selected Stories,' by Charles Baxter: Short but potent

  • Jonquière answered, I have reached the age of sixty-six years, and . . .

    George Washington’s First War

  • As one example, it mentioned the sixty-six steel containers, though the Swiss had still not been granted access to them by the Americans.

    Fallout

  • The image of sixty-six thousand people killed instantly was seared into his memory, and he later told friends he was awestruck by the devastation that a nuclear bomb could deliver.

    Fallout

  • Khan, who was sixty-six years old and living on a comfortable estate on the outskirts of Islamabad, was arrested and, after several days of interrogation, he agreed to sign a written confession and make a public apology.

    Fallout

  • For instance, in examining the export records of Phitec and Traco, Wyss had found that the companies had shipped sixty-six steel containers to Dubai and then on to Singapore.

    Fallout

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