[ adjective ] being one more than three
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
Four additional deputies be employed at the Fulton_County_Jail and `` a doctor , medical_intern or extern be employed for night and weekend duty at the jail '' .
The former county school_superintendent , George_P._Callan , shot himself to death March 18 , four days after he resigned his post in a dispute with the county school_board .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Senators unanimously approved Thursday the bill of Sen._George_Parkhouse of Dallas authorizing establishment of day_schools for the deaf in Dallas and the four other largest counties .(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Two errors by New_York Yankee shortstop Tony_Kubek in the eleventh inning donated four unearned_runs and a 5 - to 2 victory to the Chicago_White_Sox today .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Saxton has made only one second-half appearance this season and that was in the Washington_State game , for four plays : he returned the kickoff 30 yards , gained five yards through the line and_then uncorked a 56 - yard touchdown run before retiring to the bench .
[ noun ] (mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
Used in print(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
It was Nischwitz ' third straight victory of the new season and ran the Grizzlies ' winning streak to four straight .(Clifford H. Pope, The Giant Snakes....)
The range is from 14 to 25 inches ; the former figure is based on a somewhat unusual birth of four by a Central_American female ( see chapter on Laying , Brooding , Hatching , and Birth ) , the latter on a `` normal '' newly born individual .(Howard Fast, April Morning....)
One moment , the road was filled with disciplined troops , marching four by four with a purpose as implacable as death ; the next , a cloud of gun_smoke covered a screaming fury of sound , out of which the redcoat soldiers emerged with their bayonets and their cursing fury .
One moment , the road was filled with disciplined troops , marching four by four with a purpose as implacable as death ; the next , a cloud of gun_smoke covered a screaming fury of sound , out of which the redcoat soldiers emerged with their bayonets and their cursing fury .(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
It was amazing how they had herded together for protection : an enormous matriarch in a quilted silk wrapper , rising from the breakfast_table ; a gross boy in his teens , shuffling in from the kitchen with a sandwich in his hands ; a girl in her twenties , fat and sullen , descending the marble staircase ; then all four gathering on the sofa to face the inquisitor .