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- (now archaic) Eighty.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981:, Numbers IV:48:
- Even those that were numbered of them, were eight thousand and five hundred and fourscore.
- 1596-97, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act III Scene 1
- Thou stickest a dagger in me: I shall never see my gold again: fourscore ducats at a sitting! fourscore ducats!
- 1863, Abraham Lincoln, ‘Gettysburg Address’:
- Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- 1914, Saki, ‘The Cobweb’, Beasts and Superbeasts:
- Old Martha was standing at a table trussing a pair of chickens for the market stall as she had trussed them for nearly fourscore years.