fourscore

adjective

four·​score ˈfȯr-ˈskȯr How to pronounce fourscore (audio)
: being four times twenty : eighty

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fourscore was in the 13th century

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“Fourscore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fourscore. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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fourscore

adjective
four·​score ˈfōr-ˈskō(ə)r How to pronounce fourscore (audio)
ˈfȯr-ˈskȯ(ə)r
: being four times twenty : eighty

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