threescore

[ three-skawr, -skohr ]
/ ˈθriˈskɔr, -ˈskoʊr /

adjective

being or containing three times twenty; sixty.

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Origin of threescore

First recorded in 1350–1400, threescore is from Middle English thre scoor. See three, score
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British Dictionary definitions for threescore

threescore
/ (ˈθriːˈskɔː) /

determiner

an archaic word for sixty
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