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the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20

all the numbers that end in -teen

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To think that this is my twentieth birthday, and that I've left my teens behind me forever," said Anne, who was curled up on the hearth-rug with Rusty in her lap, to Aunt Jamesina who was reading in her pet chair.
So he consoled himself with Maud, who, now being in her teens, assumed dignified airs, and ordered him about in a style that afforded him continued amusement and employment.
I'm thirteen and a half, though I do look small," cried Rose, forgetting her shyness in indignation at this insult to her newly acquired teens.
Now, Miss Squeers being five years older, and out of her teens (which is also a great matter), had, since, been more than commonly anxious to return the compliment, and possess her friend with a similar secret; but, either in consequence of finding it hard to please herself, or harder still to please anybody else, had never had an opportunity so to do, inasmuch as she had no such secret to disclose.
His father, a wine merchant, may have helped supply the cellars of the king (Edward III) and so have been able to bring his son to royal notice; at any rate, while still in his teens Geoffrey became a page in the service of one of the king's daughters-in-law.
As if a young creature in her teens knew the state of her own heart
While still in his teens, he became acquainted with Wagner's music and grew passionately fond of it.
While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three-cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour.
I was as awkward and as shy with her, as if I had been a lad in my teens.
I've no pistol," said the volunteer, a mere boy in his teens.
Buck looked about as old as me -- thirteen or four- teen or along there, though he was a little bigger than me.
Giles Hicks, living but a short distance from where I used to live, murdered my wife's cousin, a young girl between fifteen and six- teen years of age, mangling her person in the most horrible manner, breaking her nose and breastbone with a stick, so that the poor girl expired in a few hours afterward.
In order to compel competition, according to the academic theories of the day, licenses were given to thir- teen private companies.
His can- teen banged rhythmically upon his thigh, and his haversack bobbed softly.
Goeden morgen, mynheer, eth teen begeeray le weeten the ge sond heets omstand.