nineteen

[nahyn-teen]
noun
1.
a cardinal number, ten plus nine.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 19 or XIX.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to nineteen in number.
Idioms
5.
talk nineteen to the dozen, to talk very rapidly or vehemently: Whenever I'm excited I talk nineteen to the dozen.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English nintene, Old English nigontȳne. See nine, -teen

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nineteen (ˌnaɪnˈtiːn)
 
n
1.  See also number the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and nine and is a prime number
2.  a numeral, 19, XIX, etc, representing this number
3.  something represented by, representing, or consisting of 19 units
4.  talk nineteen to the dozen to talk incessantly
 
determiner
5.  a.  amounting to nineteen: nineteen pictures
 b.  (as pronoun): only nineteen voted
 
[Old English nigontīne]

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Word Origin & History

nineteen
O.E. nigontene, from nine (q.v.) + -tene "teen," from ten "ten" (see ten). Nineteenth hole "bar-room in a golf clubhouse" is attested from 1901.
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Example sentences
Nineteen divers toiled for three months in water so turbid that they had to
  work more by touch than sight.
To start with, there were nineteen guys on four planes who were involved with
  this conspiracy.
They are nineteen in number, but several are incomplete, and some are mere
  fragments.
At present, the university has four colleges and nineteen departments.
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