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Definition of "twenty-one" []

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Use "twenty-one" in a sentence
  • "Until next year, when I shall be twenty-one, that is."
  • "It was a daring bet, but we put our delegate operation into overdrive, and in the last week of May we turned over a list of twenty-one hundred delegates to Rob Gunnison, a political reporter and chief delegate counter for UPI."
  • "Of white men aged twenty-one to thirty-four, weekly churchgoing rose from 28 percent in 1952 to 44 percent in 1964."