Definition of twenty-three 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 22 in number twenty-three years — see Table of Numbers


Definition of twenty-three (Entry 2 of 3)

: 23 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated twenty-three are here twenty-three were found



Definition of twenty-three (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : three and 20

2a : 23 units or objects a total of twenty-three

b : a group or set of 23

3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 23

4 : the 23d in a set or series especially : an article of clothing of the 23d size wears a twenty-three

5 : a railway telegraph signal for a message of greatest urgency

6 : the end : that's all — compare twenty-three skiddoo

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