Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of seventeen.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They will love it at twelve and or seventeen, if that's when they come across it, and all kinds of other twelves and seventeens will never be interested at all.

    What Happened to . . .?

  • They pinned the little felt seventeens to their uniform breasts.

    High School Confidential

  • Either the seventeens pinned on their hearts would send them careening over the edge or they had to push all the uncertainty and doubt and screaming panic outward, bludgeon down the world with it, drive it into winning this game.

    High School Confidential

  • He passed his reader over them; it smelled the lumps and told him they were three seventeens, two nines, and a four, totaling seventy-three as promised.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Now those that escaped went some of them home; and the rest by fives, nines, and seventeens, like wanderers, went straggling up and down the country, where they upon the barbarous people showed and exercised many of their Diabolonian actions: nor did these people rise up in arms against them, but suffered themselves to be enslaved by them.

    The Holy War

  • Seventeen times round our patch of grass was the measured mile, and many seventeens were covered during the eight months of our detention.

    Experiences in a Japanese Internment Camp

  • “The charm that detects magical activity around under-seventeens, the way the Ministry finds out about underage magic!

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • "The charm that detects magical activity around under-seventeens, the way the Ministry finds out about underage magic!

    Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

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