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  • adjective One more than six; constituting or denoting a quantity consisting of seven items or units; -- representing the number seven as an Arabic numeral.

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  • noun The cardinal number seven.

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
  • adjective being one more than six

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  • His name is pronounced "Seven", but it's written out as "7" on his birth certificate.

    February 11, 2007

  • Does anyone else cross their 7s? And their Zs and 0s for that matter?

    February 5, 2008

  • I've been crossing 7s ever since a 7 was mistaken for a 1 in an order code and someone got a huge plant display instead of a typewriter.

    Don't do Zs but noughts are surely a 'must cross' when mixed with Os in a handwritten code number.

    February 5, 2008

  • I cross my sevens. I also write dates as, for example, 5 Feb 2008 to avoid confusion about whether the first digit of 5/2/08 represents the day or the month.

    February 5, 2008

  • kewpid: Yes, yes, no. My 9s also look like gs (which doesn't work in this typeface!), a habit I picked up from a teacher of French I rather disliked. I try and differentiate 0s from Os by shape, as ordinary type does, when necessary — but I fear a mistake like the plant display one day…

    February 5, 2008

  • I cross my Zs and 0s but not my 7s.

    February 5, 2008

  • This is a song by Prince, too.

    February 5, 2008

  • I cross my 7s, but not my Zs and only sometimes my 0s.

    February 6, 2008

  • I cross my Xs too.

    February 6, 2008