Definitions

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  • noun archaic Hundred

Etymologies

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five +‎ score

Examples

  • Eir had already sent fivescore arrows, and she drew the last two from her quiver and buried them in a pair of icebrood.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Eir had already sent fivescore arrows, and she drew the last two from her quiver and buried them in a pair of icebrood.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Selkirk, then through fivescore miles of dismal wilderness to

    The Priestly Prerogative

  • Eir had already sent fivescore arrows, and she drew the last two from her quiver and buried them in a pair of icebrood.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Single-handed against fivescore, girt by the Arctic winter, far from his own, he felt the prompting of his heritage, the desire to possess, the wild danger -- love, the thrill of battle, the power to conquer or to die.

    The Son of the Wolf

  • The players deserted the other games, and the dancing-floor was forsaken, so that all stood at last, fivescore and more, in a compact and silent group, around the poker-table.

    Chapter 2

  • The lodges were forsaken, and the fivescore or so members of the tribe gave tongue to their folk-chants in honor of their guest.

    The Sun of the Wolf

  • Single-handed against fivescore, girt by the Arctic winter, far from his own, he felt the prompting of his heritage, the desire to possess, the wild danger -- love, the thrill of battle, the power to conquer or to die.

    The Sun of the Wolf

  • So journeyed this strangely assorted couple down to old Fort Selkirk, then through fivescore miles of dismal wilderness to Stuart River.

    “The Kipling of the Klondike”: Naturalism in London's Early Fiction

  • The lodges were forsaken, and the fivescore or so members of the tribe gave tongue to their folk-chants in honor of their guest.

    The Son of the Wolf

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