fifteen

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

fif·teen

noun \ˌfif-ˈtēn, ˈfif-ˌ\

: the number 15

Full Definition of FIFTEEN

1
— see number table
2
:  the first point scored by a side in a game of tennis —called also five
fifteen adjective
fifteen pronoun, plural in construction
fif·teenth \-ˈtēn(t)th, -ˌtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun

Origin of FIFTEEN

Middle English fiftene, adjective, from Old English fīftēne, from fīf five + -tīene (akin to Old English tīen ten) — more at five, ten
First Known Use: before 12th century

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