(noun.) the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one.

(adj.) denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten .

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(a.) Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles.

(n.) The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects.

(n.) A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix.

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adj. and n. eight and one.—n. Nine′-eyes a popular name for the young lampreys found in rivers.—adj. Nine′fold nine times folded or repeated.—ns. Nine′holes a game in which a ball is to be bowled into nine holes in the ground or a board; Nine′pins a game at bowls a form of skittles so called from nine pins being set up to be knocked down by a ball.—adj. Nine′-score nine times twenty.—n. the number of nine times twenty.—adj. and n. Nine′teen nine and ten.—adj. Nine′teenth the ninth after the tenth: being one of nineteen equal parts.—n. a nineteenth part.—adj. Nine′tieth the last of ninety: next after the eighty-ninth.—n. a ninetieth part.—adj. and n. Nine′ty nine tens.—adj. Ninth the last of nine: next after the eighth.—n. one of nine equal parts.—adv. Ninth′ly in the ninth place.—Nine days' wonder (see Wonder); Nine men's morris (see Morris); Nine worthies Hector Alexander the Great Julius C鎠ar Joshua David Judas Maccab鎢s Arthur Charlemagne Godfrey of Bouillon; The nine the nine muses (see Muse); To the nines to perfection fully elaborately.

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