eighty

Part of speech: adjective

Consisting of ten more than seventy.

Part of speech: noun

Eight times ten.

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Usage examples "eighty":

  1. He is said to have died on his sandhill at the good old age of eighty- four, and to have been buried at a spot about a mile distant from it. - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
  2. A bishop keeps on saying at the age of eighty what he was told to say when he was a boy of eighteen, and consequently he always looks absolutely delightful. - "The Picture of Dorian Gray", Oscar Wilde.
  3. At the Maine Experiment Station, such a selection gave a flock of layers which averaged about one hundred and eighty eggs, when the remainder of the flock yielded only one hundred and forty. - "The Dollar Hen", Milo M. Hastings.