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twenty-eight

[twen-tee-eyt, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈeɪt, ˈtwʌn-/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 20 plus 8.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 28 or XXVIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 28 in number.
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  • He is a handsome youth of twenty-eight, very correct in manner.

    Three Plays by Brieux Eugne Brieux
  • Two hundred and twenty-eight British soldiers were interned here.

  • The former was twenty-eight, the latter twenty-three years old.

    A History of Germany Bayard Taylor
  • "No; but twenty-eight from seventy-two leaves forty-four," retorted Hyde.

    Down the Rhine Oliver Optic
  • Often he wondered why he cared so much more for Bertha now that she was twenty-eight than when she was eighteen.

    Bird of Paradise Ada Leverson

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