fourscore

adjective
four·​score | \ ˈfȯr-ˈskȯr How to pronounce fourscore (audio) \

Definition of fourscore

: being four times twenty : eighty

First Known Use of fourscore

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Fourscore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fourscore. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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fourscore

adjective
four·​score | \ ˈfȯr-ˌskȯr How to pronounce fourscore (audio) \

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