Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Thrice twenty; sixty: as, threescore years: often used without its noun.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Thrice twenty; sixty.
- n. a set with 3 times 20 members
- adj. being ten more than fifty
“Besides, when you have lived your three-score and ten, the last think you want to do, is rush the future.”
“If three-score bucks have made up their mind to kill the girl, why, we can't help it.”
“Despite his three-score years, he had never experienced a village shelling.”
“As a Glos-supporting schoolboy three-score years and more ago, we had a fond enough affinity with our nearest neighbours to the south and north – we happily admired the bucolic likes of Somerset's Harold Gimblett and Arthur Wellard, for instance, as well as the class of Worcester's Don Kenyon and the rosy-cheeked persistence of Reg Perks.”
“Texas demonstrated that they could successfully execute an on-side kick, so I have no problem with Alabama making it a three-score game. sym Says:”
“The tiny room was shared between Van Horn and Borckman, while the main cabin was occupied by the three-score and odd return boys.”
“Nalasu was an old man of three-score years, and he was blind, walking with a large staff with which he prodded his path.”
“So rather than cut it to a one-score game, it again became a three-score contest, essentially putting the game out of reach for good.”
“But aside from a soft goal while his team held a three-score lead, Mr. Miller remained present when his defense didn't.”
“He capped a 99-yard drive with a 21-yard touchdown, the last of his 18 carries and equaling his three-score performances against Florida and Troy during a brilliant redshirt freshman season.”
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