Definitions

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  • adj. being three more than twenty
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-two and one

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Moses having gone into the thick darkness, where God was, God there spoke in his hearing only, privately and without terror, all that follows hence to the end of ch. xxiii, which is mostly an exposition of the ten commandments; and he was to transmit it by word of mouth first, and afterwards in writing, to the people.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume I (Genesis to Deuteronomy)

  • The fries may be “french,” but the platter is international.xxiii

    The English Is Coming!

  • Farmer's Boy, 2nd ed. (London, 1800), pp. xxiii – xxiv BACK

    Letter 27

  • With the Second World War, Churchill “pulled himself back from humiliating [electoral] defeat in 1945, using all his skills as a writer and politician to make his fortune, secure his reputation, and win a second term in Downing Street” (Reynolds, xxiii).

    2009 August 12 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • A survey of South Carolina adults found no correlation of blood cholesterol levels with "bad" dietary habits, such as use of red meat, animal fats, fried foods, butter, eggs, whole milk, bacon, sausage and cheese. [xxiii]

    The Cholesterol Myth That Could Be Harming Your Health

  • Cicero notes: "Oratory is an art [like architecture] in the loose sense that its successes can be codified and taught; but the chief virtue of the orator is inborn, ingenium, from which sharpness of mind arise sharpness in invention, richness in exposition and ornament, firm and long-lasting memory" (Cicero De oratore 1. xxiii; Summers, Judgment of Sense, 130n14).

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • [1781 – 1816] "The Narrative of Richard Troughton," F. Madden (ed.), Archaeologia, xxiii, (1831)

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • If you don't have your missal to hand, it was Matthew 8: xxiii-xxvii:

    Christmas is coming. . . . .

  • A Jewish feminist method must “mirror the fluid boundaries that exist among theology, halakhah and ethics, liturgy, and textual exegesis,” drawing on the materials of tradition and at the same time challenging gender injustice (1998, xix, xxii-xxiii).

    Feminist Theology.

  • When compared with much of historical Christianity we find that within historical Judaism women have been much more powerfully constrained to occupy one and only one position entirely, namely that of wife and mother (Boyarin 1997, xxii – xxiii and passim).

    Sex.

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