from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Symbols or designations noting ale of certain qualities or degrees of strength, derived originally from marks on the brewers' casks. Compare X, 5.

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  • n. (genetics) normal complement of sex chromosomes in a female
  • adj. denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one


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