twenty-one

[ twen-tee-wuhn, twuhn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF twenty-one
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TWENTY-ONE

Some say when he was twenty-one, as soon as his wife presented him with twins, in 1585.

"I'm twenty-one and she's eighteen," hummed the ward under its breath.

The barytone was still singing; but now it was "I'm twenty-one, and she's eighteen."

There are forty-one of these ribs, twenty-one on the upper and twenty on the lower plane.

All the sales of sheep and lambs are by the "clad score" which contains twenty-one.

At last the day for which I had so long panted arrived—I was twenty-one!

One of 'em weighed twenty-one tons, and none on 'em weighed less'n five.

Emily was sixteen at the time of writing; Anne about twenty-one or twenty-two.

To look at him, you might say he was a man of twenty-five, although he is scarcely twenty-one.

Madame Mohl was twenty-one when the Allies entered Paris in 1814.

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