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  • noun Plural form of four.
  • noun poker slang A pair of fours.


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  • I prefer to use loads much like Dave described in the manner of heavy fours from a Benelli SBE or Browning O/U.

    Rethinking Pheasant Loads

  • Also, we are making a kind of postage stamp border - a double row of 1 squares, which we are putting together in fours to start, so I might do some of those as well.

    Early Blogging

  • The blocks aren't completely sewn together - but they are in fours and sixes, so it won't take long.

    A pair (one is spare!)

  • The blocks aren't completely sewn together - but they are in fours and sixes, so it won't take long.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • I can't quite grasp the idea behind spending what the average American earns in fours years on a gun that will break your collar bone whenever you shoot it.

    Just for Kicks

  • The last time I visited London they were roaming the street like gangs in threes and fours, is that still the case? on August 25, 2006 at 3: 29 pm | Reply Tash

    Because we want to. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • In the time lapses, they often seem to travel in fours, and I have seen that on the webcams as well.

    Venice Screensaver and Time Lapse Video

  • The Inscrutable Chinese Spam comes in fours, foretelling an imminent loss in communication!

    How The Media Makes Us Stupid

  • On their arrival at the terminus the men were told off in fours, and with the greatest facility — the system having been initiated by the late General Torrens — the train started at eight o'clock with its gallant burden; so that the entire battalion, each man carrying his rifle and a cooked ration, left quarters and started by railway to their destination within half an hour.

    Naval and Military Intelligence.

  • Some women -- even size fours, which is the 'healthy' size model (zero is de rigeur in the high fashion world) I requested in my work -- have tiny waists and bigger hips, some have no hips, some have flat chests, some have D-cup breasts.

    "Fashion's Aesthetic Should Enhance and Beautify the Human Form, Not Destroy It."


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