fourteener

noun four·teen·er \ fȯr-ˈtē-nər \
|Updated on: 25 Jun 2018

Definition of fourteener

1 : a verse consisting of 14 syllables or especially of 7 iambic feet
2 : a mountain that is at least 14,000 feet high

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1884

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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