four


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Four \Four\, n.
   1. The sum of four units; four units or objects.
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   2. A symbol representing four units, as 4 or iv.
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   3. Four things of the same kind, esp. four horses; as, a
      chariot and four.
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   All fours. See All fours, in the Vocabulary. Fourb
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Four \Four\ (f[=o]r), a. [OE. four, fower, feower, AS.
   fe['o]wer; akin to OS. fiwar, D. & G. vier, OHG. fior, Icel.
   fj[=o]rir, Sw. fyra, Dan. fire, Goth. fidw[=o]r, Russ.
   chetuire, chetvero, W. pedwar, L. quatuor, Gr. te`ttares,
   te`ssares, pi`syres, Skr. catur. [root]302. Cf. Farthing,
   Firkin, Forty, Cater four, Quater-cousin, Quatuor,
   Quire of paper, tetrarch.]
   One more than three; twice two.
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