Definition of Nineteens

1. Noun. (plural of nineteen) ¹

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Definition of Nineteens

1. nineteen [n] - See also: nineteen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nineteens

nineteen thirty-two
nineteen to the dozen
nineteen twenty
nineteen twenty-eight
nineteen twenty-five
nineteen twenty-four
nineteen twenty-nine
nineteen twenty-one
nineteen twenty-seven
nineteen twenty-six
nineteen twenty-three
nineteen twenty-two
nineteenish
nineteenness
nineteenpence
nineteens (current term)
nineteenth
nineteenth hole
nineteenthly
nineteenths
nineth
ninethly
nineties
ninetieth
ninetieths
ninety
ninety-day wonder
ninety-eight
ninety-eighth
ninety-eighths

Literary usage of Nineteens

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1. Representative British Dramas: Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"Forward! Go and get killed ; and to those who escape the Emperor will give a little bit of ribbon ! nineteens, about I Forward ! Gallop ! Charge ! ..."

2. Among the Isles of Shoals by Celia Thaxter (1892)
"it, "Brahn Wolf," and one famous song of a naval battle, of which only two lines remain in my memory : — " With sixteen brass nineteens the Lion did growl, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1875)
"... as Mrs. Burnett had said, was the victim of such a formidable conjunction of nineteens. She sought for self-knowledge according to the number of her ..."

4. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"Thus two young Americans of the late nineteen nineteens dissociate themselves from a war of their own choice through desertion from ..."

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