- seventeen-year locust,
- seventeenth amendment,
- seventh amendment
Origin of seventeen
Examples from the Web for seventeen
Thousand bucks a movie, seventeen informative minutes in length.
In 1973, he was convicted on seventeen counts and sentenced to three years in federal prison.
Seventeen years ago today, the fashion world lost one of its greatest members.Princess Diana, Kate Moss, Donna Karan, and More Reactions to Gianni Versace’s 1997 Murder|The Fashion Beast Team|July 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have been in ballparks for seventeen years and I have never received anything but kindness and encouragement from you fans.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address|Ray Robinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the age of seventeen, Whitehurst jumped in a lake to save a man from drowning.
He began to paint very early in life, and at the age of seventeen he took a studio of his own.
Bestoujef, who spoke perfectly, feigned stammering, and had the courage to simulate this defect for seventeen years.Two Chancellors|Julian Klaczko
Seventeen years ago it was accepted as so much additional evidence in support of the old theory that his intellects were deranged.The Dead Secret|Wilkie Collins
At the end of seventeen years the cicadas come up out of the earth in great swarms.The Insect Folk|Margaret Warner Morley
Three hundred and seventeen stripes were inflicted; but the sufferer never winced.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
- amounting to seventeenseventeen attempts
- (as pronoun)seventeen were sold