Definition of "sevens" [sevens]

  • Plural form of seven. (noun)
  • Rugby sevens. (noun)
  • A pair of sevens. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sevens" in a sentence
  • "Then giving the glass a graceful wave which showed that his hand was quite experienced in the throwing of dice, he called sevens the main, and whisking the ivory cubes gently on the table, swept them up lightly again from the cloth, and repeated this process two or three times."
  • "The visions of the Apocalypse, the seals, trumpets, and vials, &c., are grouped in sevens, and naturally begin on the first day of the seven, the birthday of the Church, whose future they set forth [Wordsworth]. great voice -- summoning solemn attention; Greek order, "I heard a voice behind me great (loud) as (that) of a trumpet.""
  • "IRB tournament operations manager Beth Coalter said the decision on which city would host the sevens was the NZRU's to make, but she made it clear the IRB had long viewed Wellington as one of its flagship tournaments."