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  • n. Plural form of thirteenth.

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  • It will not be like most typical Friday the thirteenths... it will be different.

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  • Our plates back home will be full, and since we crossed the International Date Line in the middle of the Pacific yesterday on a day that gave us two Friday the thirteenths, we probably should heed warnings and expect the richness of the diet back home to make us a little queasy.

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  • Miss was at a mommies group, standing at a Ball Zone with a boy twelve-thirteenths her age.

    First French Kiss | Thingamababy

  • When once they solve that question, five-thirteenths of Australia will raise anything that can be raised in tropical countries: Sugar, Cotton, all kinds of tropical products, all in abundance and of the best quality.

    Glimpses of the East

  • Can any one believe, that the American councils will come into a measure which will strip them of their property, discourage and alienate the affections of five-thirteenths of the

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

  • He was statesman enough to know that a minority of one-thirteenth, united together because they had one cause, would be omnipotent over a majority of twelve-thirteenths, without a cause and disunited.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

  • Each figure is divided into four equal parts, and as we watch the development from the baby who at one year, as Dr. Yale says, is four heads high, at the age of twenty-one the legs and the trunk have much outgrown the growth of the head, so that at this age the head is only two-thirteenths or less of the whole length of the body.

    The Mother and Her Child

  • Can any one believe, that the American councils will come into a measure which will strip them of their property, discourage and alienate the affections of five-thirteenths of the Union?

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • We find that she has upwards of 360 hospitals; that in Paris alone, in five years, from 1819 to 1823, 25,277 children were received, of whom eleven thirteenths died, and that the annual number of enfans trouvĂ©s ranges from 3,800 to 4,500.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 6, December 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • The government of Laos is directed by a French administrator in the name of the king; six-thirteenths of the administration is borne by Cochin China, five-thirteenths by Annam-Tong-king, and two-thirteenths by Cambodia.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

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