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  • n. Plural form of fifteen.


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  • "fifteens" style of rugby, as why the sport has a chance to infiltrate the community beyond a niche market.

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  • I won gold at the under fourteens, under fifteens … won silver in the Commonwealth Games when I was nineteen.

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  • Platoons of tusked, six-armed guardsmen from high Lumbrook in barbed helmets passed each other and slapped each other high fifteens.

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  • With free weights, that would mean going from the five-pound dumbbells which should be used only for a few exercises, such as the rear deltoid fly, as they are too light for everything else to the eights, then tens, twelves, fifteens, and so on.

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  • Say, which sold the towns in France; he that made us pay one and twenty fifteens, and one shilling to the pound, the last subsidy.

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  • Not losing means staying in every hand as long as possible, sitting on fifteens and sixteens and letting the dealer do all the busting.

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  • Contractions take very little time indeed but I didn't have any to spare because my instinct was yelling at me to get the hell out of this death-trap: send him fifteens and shut down the set and drop into the sea and pull out.

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  • There had to be a limit and in five minutes I'd open up the set and keep sending fifteens: Situation contained but leaving station.

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  • For various reasons youth work in general was concentrated on the under fifteens.

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  • If they are hundreds, they should weigh 1200 pounds each length; if eighties, 960 pounds; if fifties, 600 pounds; forties, 480 pounds; thirties, 360 pounds; twenties, 240 pounds; fifteens, 180 pounds; tens, 120 pounds; eights,

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