Definitions of 17

  1. being one more than sixteen

Usage examples for 17

  1. And, to complete the circle of happiness, on September 17 of the following year, 1858, was born also a daughter, Margaret Anne. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  2. March 17.- To Godwin's, where took tea with the children, who always have it at 9. Mr. and Madame at 7. March 22.- On to Godwin's; found him at breakfast and joined him. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  3. 17 Forkel's statement is entitled to respect. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  4. 17. lying: used in a double sense. – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  5. Jules went directly to a small bin which was numbered 17, and took there from the topmost bottle. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  6. Died at Florence, 17 Sept. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  7. And one of the oldest employees of the store still recalls seeing him come into the place, for the first time in his life, on a Saint Patrick's Day- it probably was March 17, 1874- with a paper package under his arm which contained a couple of fine porcelain plates. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  8. 17, 18 Morat, battle of, iii. – History of the English People, Index by John Richard Green
  9. Mitre marched out at the head of her forces and at the battle of Pavon, September 17, 1861, he overthrew the provincial forces. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  10. 17- 19 seems to be a clear allusion. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  11. 17. " Whence Scaliger falsly concluded that articles were useless." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  12. He died on June 17, 1719, at the age of forty- seven. – The Story of Our Hymns by Ernest Edwin Ryden
  13. The 17- year rise in crime has been stopped. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. October 17, 186-- missed in grammer today and got licked. – Brite and Fair by Henry A. Shute
  15. Let us now increase the height of fall to 17 inches. – The Splash of a Drop by A. M. Worthington
  16. 17. The cows lie under the trees in the meadow. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  17. 10. 04 to 10. 17 58. 8 8. 2 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  18. 17. No Freshman shall call up or down, to or from his Senior's chamber or his own. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  19. Thompson also reported having received several hundred recruits and captured about 17, 000 pounds of lead. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  20. Did Number 17 win a third time? – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch