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Topic: NUMBERS

Language: Old English
Origin: eahta

eight

number, noun
     
eight
1HMN the number 8:
It's only eight days till Christmas.
They woke at eight (=eight o'clock).
My parents died when I was eight (=eight years old).
2DSO [countable] a team of eight people who row a racing boat, or the boat that they row
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