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 Meanings and Examples of THIRTEEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  being one more than twelve
 n.  the number that is the sum of twelve and one
Classic Sentence: (38 in 3 pages)
1  No purse, but loose money to the extent of seven pounds thirteen.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  But Clifford knew that when it did come to the emotional and human life, these self-made men were of a mental age of about thirteen, feeble boys.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
3  Three months comprised thirteen weeks.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
4  Much might happen in thirteen weeks.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
5  It was opened by a young girl of thirteen or fourteen.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
6  Rachel was a girl about thirteen, who carried the baby out for airings; and she came upstairs at the call.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 2 Thomasin Walks in a Green Place by the Roman Road
7  But at length some sense came back to their crazed minds, and the whole of them, thirteen in number, took horse and started in pursuit.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
8  Then perhaps you will explain this receipted bill for thirteen guineas, paid by Mr. Godfrey Staunton last month to Dr. Leslie Armstrong, of Cambridge.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  Of the daughters one was thirteen and another fourteen, they both had snub noses, and I was awfully shy of them because they were always whispering and giggling together.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: II
10  Natasha, who sat opposite, was looking at Boris as girls of thirteen look at the boy they are in love with and have just kissed for the first time.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII
11  There was the fact that only those came who wished to dance and amuse themselves as girls of thirteen and fourteen do who are wearing long dresses for the first time.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XII
12  Petya was a big handsome boy of thirteen, merry, witty, and mischievous, with a voice that was already breaking.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
13  'One man though undone is but one,' as the proverb says, but with thirteen in your family and all the property.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
14  Pierre and thirteen others were moved to the coach house of a merchant's house near the Crimean bridge.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IX
15  An hour later a squad of soldiers arrived and Pierre with thirteen others was led to the Virgin's Field.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  His resignation after thirteen years is a political bombshell.
2  He has clearly not been chastened by his thirteen days in detention.
3  A total of thirteen meetings were held to discuss the issue.
4  They've only sold thirteen tickets so far.
5  The number thirteen is traditionally considered unlucky.
6  The three main county boroughs were to be retained and five counties were to replace the existing thirteen.
7  The punishment seemed to me in a high degree ignominious, especially for so great a girl -- she looked thirteen or upwards.