Definitions

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  • n. A film assigned an age rating of 15, those under 15 not being permitted to view it.

Etymologies

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fifteen +‎ -er

Examples

  • "fifteener," pasted down with dozens of others, varying in value, you cannot bless the memory of the antiquarian shoemaker, John Bagford.

    The Enemies of Books

  • Last comes my special treasure, -- my fifteener, -- my book as old as

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 106, August, 1866

  • So that if a chestnut was a fiver, and it beat a tenner, it became at one leap a fifteener.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys

  • When here and there throughout those volumes you meet with titles of books now either unknown entirely, or of the greatest rarity; when you find the Colophon from the end, or the ` ` insigne typographi '' from the first leaf of a rare ` ` fifteener, '' pasted down with dozens of others, varying in value, you cannot bless the memory of the antiquarian shoemaker, John Bagford.

    The Enemies of Books

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