fifteen


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the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one

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being one more than fourteen

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At the end of ten seconds each man had struck twelve or fifteen blows, and warded off twelve or fifteen, and no harm done; then a sword became disabled, and a short rest followed whilst a new one was brought.
Just so; fifteen thousand francs, do you understand?
Now this is not all," he said; "you cannot live upon your fifteen thousand francs.
And which we should have seen," added Nicholl, "if we had arrived here when the moon was new, that is to say fifteen days later.
The other, on the contrary, when the sun which has given its light for fifteen days sinks below the horizon, see a splendid orb rise on the opposite horizon.
The rest of the day was occupied with this latter work, for which she received the customary fifteen sous.
He doesn't talk about the fifteen dollars,' I exclaimed indignantly.
But from fifteen to seventeen she was in training for a heroine; she read all such works as heroines must read to supply their memories with those quotations which are so serviceable and so soothing in the vicissitudes of their eventful lives.
She conceived an affection for the pigeons which had thrown themselves on her hospitality; and when Boxtel's servant reclaimed them with culinary intentions, having eaten the first fifteen already, and now wishing to eat the other fifteen, she offered to buy them from him for a consideration of six stivers per head.
I pay my Tahitians fifteen a month," she interpolated.
I was barely turned fifteen, and working long hours in a cannery.
After that, come councilors of parliament, who bring me fifteen francs, and I have six of them.
Keeps her room when not actually bedridden, and hasn't been out of it fifteen times in as many years, Arthur.
The car, which was of a circular form and fifteen feet in diameter, was made of wicker-work, strengthened with a slight covering of iron, and protected below by a system of elastic springs, to deaden the shock of collision.
Murchison had succeeded in assembling together fifteen hundred artisans.