Definitions of 24

  1. being four more than twenty

Usage examples for 24

  1. 24. Prisoners from the Sugar House sent on board ships. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  2. Black cannot reply 24... – Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca
  3. 24. " Send her away; for she cryeth after us." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  4. 24. When one or more players belonging to an existing table aid in making up a new one he or they shall be the last to cut out. – Auction of To-day by Milton C. Work
  5. Its prosperity is shown by the fact that it has the lowest death- rate of any country in the world, only 10. 2 per thousand, as against 24 in Austria and 22 in France; it cannot even be said that the marriage- rate is very low, for it is scarcely lower than that of Austria, where the birth- rate is high. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  6. With 24 full- page illustrations. – Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern
  7. 24. Must the names of the members voting be entered on the journal when these laws are passed? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  8. When he received, as he did, a copy of the terms of the treaty of July 24, in French, he would understand. – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  9. His illness increased, and on February 24, 1815, it ended his life. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  10. No. 24. This sketch was asked for as an illustration for the study of colonial history. – Blackboard Drawing by Frederick Whitney
  11. 24. All x are m'; All m' are y. – Symbolic Logic by Lewis Carroll
  12. At Hamburg the thaler, which had gradually risen from an equivalence of 24 schillingen to 33 schillingen in 1609, had a correspondingly excited course during these years. – The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896 by William Arthur Shaw
  13. She entered the port of Lorient on March 24, 1804. Captain Milius decided not to make for Havre, whence the expedition had sailed in 1800, in consequence of what had happened to Le Naturaliste on her return to Europe in the previous year. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  14. Chapter 24 Ruth As has already been stated, hitherto Slyme had passed the greater number of his evenings at home, but during the following three weeks a change took place in his habits in this respect. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  15. Mr. Ramsey was released on November 24. He was welcomed at the prison gates by a crowd of sympathisers, and entertained at a breakfast in the Hall of Science, where he made an interesting speech. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
  16. 23 and 24. No pins were used in this, but if you want the chair to last it is best to fasten it securely like the rest of the furniture. – Little Folks' Handy Book by Lina Beard Adelia B. Beard
  17. The first fort, which mounted eight 24- pounders, opened on the ship, as did also another fort about a mile higher up, as soon as the frigate came within range. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly
  18. 24, 5, and 6. Mr M. B. and the ladies. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn