eighty-seven

[ey-tee-sev-uhn]
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 80 plus 7.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 87 or LXXXVII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 87 in number.
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eighty-seven
 
n
cricket a score traditionally regarded as being unlucky
 
[possibly because 13 less than a century]

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Example sentences
Eighty-seven percent of the peninsula's glaciers have been retreating during
  the same period, he added.
Eighty-seven percent of attacks could have been avoided if reasonable security
  measures had been in place.
The final legislation was for seven hundred and eighty-seven billion dollars.
He is eighty-seven years old and time is ebbing away.
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