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  • n. the number seventeen

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. denoting a quantity consisting of one more than sixteen and one less than eighteen; -- representing the number seventeen as Arabic numerals.

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  • adj. being one more than sixteen
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one


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  • When I was seventeen, it was a very good year. Frank Sinatra

    January 30, 2010

  • Well, she was just seventeen,

    You know what I mean,

    And the way she looked was way beyond compare,

    So how could I dance with another,

    oh when I saw her standing there.

    November 17, 2008

  • Seventeen has turned thirty-five

    Im surprised that were still livin

    if weve done any wrong

    I hope that were forgiven

    Got a few kids on my own

    And some days I still dont know

    What to do

    I hope that theyre not laughtin too

    Loud, when they hear me talkin like this to you

    Cherry Bomb by John Mellencamp

    November 17, 2008

  • I learned the truth at seventeen

    That love was meant for beauty queens

    And high school girls with clear skinned smiles

    Who married young and then retired

    November 14, 2008

  • Well, add lyrics here :-)

    November 14, 2008

  • I was thinking of the Janice Ian song.

    November 14, 2008

  • And it feels like

    I'm seventeen again

    Feels like I'm seventeen

    (17 again, by Eurythmics)

    November 14, 2008