threescore

adjective

three·​score ˈthrē-ˈskȯr How to pronounce threescore (audio)
: being three times twenty : sixty

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of threescore was in the 14th century

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“Threescore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/threescore. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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threescore

adjective

three·​score ˈthrē-ˈskō(ə)r How to pronounce threescore (audio)
-ˈskȯ(ə)r
: sixty

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