Thrittene
Thrittene Thrit"tene`, a. Thirteen. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • thrittene — thrittene, tende, tethe, ty etc., obs. ff. thirteen, teenth, thirtieth, ty …   Useful english dictionary

  • thirteen — noun Etymology: Middle English thrittene, from thrittene, adjective, from Old English thrēotīne; akin to Old English tīen ten more at ten Date: 14th century see number table • thirteen adjective • thirteen pronoun, plural in construction •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thirteen — /therr teen /, n. 1. a cardinal number, 10 plus 3. 2. a symbol for this number, as 13 or XIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adj. 4. amounting to 13 in number. [bef. 900; late ME thirttene, var. of ME thrittene, OE threotene; c. D… …   Universalium

  • thirteen — thir•teen [[t]ˈθɜrˈtin[/t]] n. 1) a cardinal number, 10 plus 3 2) a symbol for this number, as 13 or XIII 3) a set of this many persons or things 4) amounting to 13 in number • Etymology: bef. 900; late ME thirttene, var. of ME thrittene, OE… …   From formal English to slang

  • thirteen — /θɜˈtin / (say ther teen) noun 1. a cardinal number, ten plus three. 2. a symbol for this number, as 13 or XIII. –adjective 3. amounting to thirteen in number. –pronoun 4. thirteen people or things. {Middle English thrittene, Old English þrēotīne …   Australian English dictionary

  • thirteen — [thʉr′tēn′] adj. [ME thrittene < OE threotyne: see THREE & TEEN] totaling three more than ten n. the cardinal number between twelve and fourteen; 13; XIII …   English World dictionary

  • thir|teen — «THUR TEEN», noun, adjective. three more than ten; 13: »She thinks thirteen is an unlucky number. ╂[Middle English thirttene, alteration of earlier thrittene, Old English thrēotēne] …   Useful english dictionary

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