- eight ball,
- eight-track tape,
- eighteenth amendment,
Origin of eighteen
Examples from the Web for eighteen
In November 1885, the sudden death of her eighteen year-old daughter, Annie, brought Mandelbaum back to New York City.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By 1953, the number of Americans owning their own homes climbed to twenty-five million, up from eighteen million in 1948.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eighteen years old, and got hit with an IED his first month there.
It takes eighteen months to two years until it gets decent-sized.
Upon retirement, the average corrections officer will survive eighteen months.
Those from eighteen to twenty-five it puts down as extra hazardous.The American Joe Miller|Various
The thickest layer of ozokerite found is about eighteen inches, and this layer or pocket was a great curiosity.
But Newcastle's orders remained peremptory, and on the 14th he sailed with eighteen ships, and anchored in the Downs on the 17th.Naval Warfare|James R. Thursfield
This was a pit in the snow eighteen feet long, eight wide, and four deep.North-Pole Voyages|Zachariah Atwell Mudge
They were flanked by nine other chairs on the right and nine on the left for the eighteen other prisoners.The Tree of Heaven|May Sinclair
- amounting to eighteeneighteen weeks
- (as pronoun)eighteen of them knew
Word Origin for eighteen
late 14c., eightene, earlier ahtene (c.1200), from Old English eahtatene, eahtatyne; see eight + -teen. Cf. Old Saxon ahtotian, Dutch achttien, Old High German ahtozehan, German achtzehn, Old Norse attjan, Swedish adertån.