Definition of Eights
1. Noun. (plural of eight) ¹
2. Noun. (poker slang) A pair of eights. ¹
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Definition of Eights
1. eight [n] - See also: eight
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Literary usage of Eights
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1. Collections and Notes, 1867-1876 by William Carew Hazlitt (1876)
"J 4°, a—d in eights, first and title, the above being a ¡leadline on a ii. ... A—G in sixes, and II in eights. This tract was attributed in a catalogue of ..."
2. Second Series of Bibliographical Collections and Notes on Early English by William Carew Hazlitt (1882)
"A, 5 leaves, including half-title : B—P 2 in eights. MISCELLANY. Miscellany, Being a Collection of Poems by Several Hands. ..."
3. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1834)
"Contains M, in eights. A copy is in the British Museum. ... The first p:irt contains N 4, in eights, besides the dedication. The second, V in eights. ..."
4. Supplements to the Third and Final Series of Bibliographical Collections and by William Carew Hazlitt (1889)
"A, 8 leaves, besides the portrait by Glover, A 1 occupied by a shield of arms : 4Í, 4 leaves : a, 4 leaves : В—Bb in eights : Cc, 6 leaves, ..."
5. The Civil Code of the State of California: As Enacted in 1872, Amended at by California, Albert Hart (1876)
"eights of tenant for life. 319. eights of tenant for years, &c. 820. Same. 821. ... eights of lessees and their assignees, &e. 825. ..."
6. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1858)
"It begins with an epistle 'To the reader.1 I Contains II, in eights. ... Contains E, in eights. Declaration of the Order that the Churches in ..."
7. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan (1858)
"The Bill of eights, which, in the last Session, had, The Bin ot after ... The Bill of eights contained some provisions which deserve special mention. ..."