pairs

/ (pɛəz) /


pl n
  1. another name for Pelmanism (def. 2)

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How to use pairs in a sentence

  • They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • The mind is not allowed to be directed to anything in particular in reading over the pairs.

    Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
  • Then counting Noah and his wife, and his three sons and their wives, there were four pairs of human beings altogether.

    Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
  • Finally the total number of human beings who entered the ark were 4 pairs or eight persons.

    Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
  • As the pairs gradually dropped out, Haggard and his partner became the cynosure of every eye.