Definition of Threescore

1. Noun. A set with 3 times 20 members.

Generic synonyms: Set



2. Adjective. Being ten more than fifty.
Exact synonyms: 60, Lx, Sixty
Similar to: Cardinal

Definition of Threescore

1. a. Thrice twenty; sixty.

Definition of Threescore

1. Noun. (archaic) Sixty. (60) ¹

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Definition of Threescore

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threescore

threepeating
threeped
threepence
threepences
threepenny
threepenny-bit
threepenny bit
threepenny bits
threeping
threepit
threepronged
threeps
threequel
threequels
threes
threescore (current term)
threescores
threesies
threesomes
threespace
threespaces
threespine stickleback
threeteen
threeth
threetip sagebrush
threety
threeways
threitol

Literary usage of Threescore

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1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"26: 25. were numbered of them, threescore and dred and threescore and ... 43. were numbered of them, ( were) threescore and four thousand and four hundred. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1860)
"186 THE threescore AND TEN. THE following animated lines are, we understand, the effusion of a veteran poet, the Rev. Dr. Croly ; and were produced by him ..."

3. After Noontide by Margaret Eliot White, Eliza Orne White (1907)
"threescore and ten ! No iron gate Is shut and locked by cruel fate ... threescore and ten! What though the eye. Grow dim to things that near us lie, ..."

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