Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Eight more than twenty.
  • noun The Australian yellow-collared parrakeet, Platycercus semitorquatus: so named from its note, which is sometimes repeated several times in succession.

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  • noun The cardinal number immediately following twenty-seven and preceding twenty-nine.

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-seven and one
  • adjective being eight more than twenty

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Examples

  • In the New Testament the term holy spirit is referred to twenty-eight times with the definite article and forty-four times without.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • In the New Testament the term holy spirit is referred to twenty-eight times with the definite article and forty-four times without.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • Orv was only twenty-eight, but he was a former marine and World War II veteran with a commanding sense of organization.

    The Good Fight

  • Orv was only twenty-eight, but he was a former marine and World War II veteran with a commanding sense of organization.

    The Good Fight

  • The demand for a modern take on traditional Christianity became obvious to Rick Warren as he went knocking on doors in Orange County twenty-eight years ago, asking his neighbors what they wanted in a church.

    American Grace

  • Orv was only twenty-eight, but he was a former marine and World War II veteran with a commanding sense of organization.

    The Good Fight

  • The scholar Seymour Slive explained that his early work is unknown: "What the artist... did before he was about twenty-eight or twenty-nine years old remains an unsolved riddle."

    David Galenson: Visiting the Oldest Dutch Master: The Frans Hals Museum

  • The scholar Seymour Slive explained that his early work is unknown: "What the artist... did before he was about twenty-eight or twenty-nine years old remains an unsolved riddle."

    David Galenson: Visiting the Oldest Dutch Master: The Frans Hals Museum

  • Another twenty-eight students were wounded by bullets or injured leaping from upper-story windows.

    2009 April | StarShipSofa

  • In Pennsylvania twenty-eight percent of children are enrolled and in New Jersey, twenty - four percent of children are enrolled.

    Medicaid and Children's Hospital

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