eighty-seven

[ey-tee-sev-uh n]
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noun

a cardinal number, 80 plus 7.
a symbol for this number, as 87 or LXXXVII.
a set of this many persons or things.

adjective

amounting to 87 in number.

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eighty-seven

noun

cricket a score traditionally regarded as being unlucky

Word Origin for eighty-seven

possibly because 13 less than a century
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