fourteen has definitions from the field of mathematics
[ adjective ] being one more than thirteen


14 xiv

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(The New York Times,...)

A formula to supply players for the new Minneapolis_Vikings and the problem of increasing the 1961 schedule to fourteen games will be discussed by National_Football_League owners at a meeting at the Hotel_Warwick today .

The owners would_like each club in the fourteen team league to play a home and home series with teams in its division , plus two games against teams in the other division .

However , this would require a lengthening of the season from thirteen to fourteen weeks .

(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)

`` No , only fourteen .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

Max , in a fit of despair , takes Alicia and runs_off for two marvelous weeks in Burbank ( Fink calls it `` the most wonderful and lovely fourteen days in my whole life '' ) , at the end of which Alicia tragically contracts Parkinson's_disease and dies .

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[ noun ] (mathematics) the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one


14 XIV

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(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Fourteen of the sculptures you took posses properties of a most curious and terrifying nature , as you will observe when your limbs begin to wither and your hair falls_out in patches .

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