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fifteen

[fif-teen] /ˈfɪfˈtin/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, ten plus five.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 15 or XV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 15 in number.
Origin of fifteen
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English fiftene. See five, -teen
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fifteen

/ˈfɪfˈtiːn/
noun
1.
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and five
2.
a numeral, 15, XV, etc, representing this number
3.
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 15 units
4.
a rugby union football team
determiner
5.
  1. amounting to fifteen: fifteen jokes
  2. (as pronoun): fifteen of us danced
Word Origin
Old English fīftēne

Fifteen

/ˈfɪfˈtiːn/
noun
1.
(Brit, history) the Fifteen, the Jacobite rising of 1715
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Word Origin and History for fifteen
n.

Old English fiftyne, from fif "five" (see five) + tyne (see -teen). Cf. Old Saxon fiftein, Old Frisian fiftine, Old Norse fimtan, Swedish femton, Dutch vijftien, German fünfzehn, Gothic fimftaihun "fifteen." French quinze, Italian quindici "fifteen" are from Latin quindecim (see Quatorze).

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