fourscore fourscore

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
  2. (adj) being ten more than seventy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Eat somewhat less but eat it more Would you be hearty beyond fourscore.
  2. Pogo began sounding off fortnight ago on a subject of extreme sen sitivity to Kelly's fourscore clients in the South: school integration.
  3. Abraham Lincoln knew, unique events that happened fourscore-plus years ago provide a useful way of marking time.

News

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    Fourscore and two rain make-up dates ago... If you missed a few outdoor movies at the NCMA, well, so did everybody else. June's and July's rainouts make for August bounty at the Museum Park Theater this weekend.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: Independent Weekly

Quotes

  • ...when he spoke the words that are equally eloquent, equally famous: "Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: Heber Springs Sun-Times

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