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  • n. Plural form of thirteen.

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Examples

  • I envisaged a future during which one of the babies formerly known as the thirteens would get a crap-assed cold and how sad I would be to not be able to offer Dimetapp or Robitussin or (my personal childhood favorite) Dimetapp and Robitussion swished together.

    Julia

  • Like most other Nikes the thirteens were a little tight so I tried the fourteens.

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  • Forty years earlier, genetically-engineered supermen known as 'thirteens' were created to serve as unstoppable soldiers.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • (I wear thirteens) on a mature, intelligent adult and hands that, as with feet, look like entirely different structures from my large, clumsy-looking, angular ones - I can almost feel what I'm looking at under my hands even when the woman is thirty feet away, not that I ever stare obviously enough to make a woman uncomfortable, or at all when I'm with someone; both are unkind, ungentlemanly.

    Printing: On Women, Love, Sex and Art

  • And now I'm in the middle of one of the most amazing thirteens of my life.

    seanan_mcguire: Two weeks; thirteen days.

  • Also, since the topic of the Maya calendar has come up in this thread concerning the number thirteen, one might note that the Mayas had a special place in their numbering system for what one might call “magic thirteens.”

    It's Friday the 13th.

  • Hence, the genetic program to create Carl and his fellows (called thirteens, being the thirteenth strain) to try and even the playing field.

    REVIEW:Thirteen by Richard K. Morgan

  • Even though people understand the need for thirteens, they are still treated with disdain or outright prejudice, which is only heightened because Carl is black.

    REVIEW:Thirteen by Richard K. Morgan

  • Morgan then places Marsalis in the position of hunting renegade thirteens, either killing them or capturing them for interment in special reservations.

    REVIEW:Thirteen by Richard K. Morgan

  • I don't attend many events such as those dlyman6500 described, so have little occasion to dress to the nines, or in my case, to the thirteens.

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