eight

32 ENTRIES FOUND:

eight

noun \ˈāt\

: the number 8

: the eighth in a set or series

: eight o'clock

Full Definition of EIGHT

1
:  a number that is one more than seven — see number table
2
:  the eighth in a set or series <the eight of spades>
3
:  something having eight units or members: as
a :  an 8-oared racing boat or its crew
b :  an 8-cylinder engine or automobile
eight adjective
eight pronoun, plural in construction

Origin of EIGHT

Middle English eighte, from eighte, adjective, from Old English eahta; akin to Old High German ahto eight, Latin octo, Greek oktō
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain

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