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sixty-six

[siks-tee-siks]
noun
  1. a cardinal number, 60 plus 6.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 66 or LXVI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
  4. a card game that is played by two players with a 24-card pack made by removing all cards below the nines from a regular 52-card pack, the object being to score 66 points before one's opponent.
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adjective
  1. amounting to 66 in number.
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  • Round and round it goes, and every time it goes round, sixty-six people die.

    Things as They Are

    Amy Wilson-Carmichael

  • Last week I stood in a house where another of those sixty-six had passed.

    Things as They Are

    Amy Wilson-Carmichael

  • To be exact, it is sixty-six miles from the former city and two hundred from the latter.

    Aztec Land

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • The text is printed in two columns with sixty-six lines to a column.

    The Facts About Shakespeare

    William Allan Nielson

  • Columbus sailed with three ships, the largest sixty-six feet long.

    Evening Round Up

    William Crosbie Hunter