Definitions of 27

  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty- six and one

Usage examples for 27

  1. 27. Larva of Platygaster in the third stage. – On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects by Sir John Lubbock
  2. " Dec 27.- Mother has been up in a chair for a few hours daily, but cannot yet be dressed. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  3. 27, and in chap. – Theological Essays by Charles Bradlaugh
  4. 3- 27 for an explanation of how these people were allowed afterwards to remain in a subordinate capacity among the children of Israel. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  5. The end was now at hand, and he died at twenty- seven minutes past two in the morning of May 27, 1865. The window was open. – Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton
  6. 27. She by a column stood, the wood violently clasped. – The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
  7. He determined to spring that roll at a later date, and to present the doctor with a very thin, very choice gold watch out of State- room 27. Bill carried out this intention when he had sufficiently recovered to get about. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  8. 11: 10; Mark 1: 2; Luke 7: 27; Isa. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  9. July 27. At Leykin's at Ivanovsk. – Note-Book of Anton Chekhov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
  10. You offered to reduce the bill by $ 24. 35, and I insisted my loss was either $ 27 or $ 32, not knowing which myself- which looks rather bad on its face, for me. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  11. 27. And his father hated him so that he used to say he would not even care for his body if he died. – The Orations of Lysias by Lysias
  12. 27; 1 Kings i. – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  13. Some idea of the sort of men who would have composed this Scotch Homecroft Reserve that England might have had, may be gained from the following very brief story of the Gordon Highlanders which appeared in the Kansas City Times of October 27, 1914: Who's for the Gathering, who's for the Fair? – Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace by George Hebard Maxwell
  14. 27, No. 1, in E flat major. – Beethoven: A Memoir (2nd Ed.) by Elliott Graeme
  15. Continue to do this every row till there are 27 stitches; knit a plain row, cast off, take up the stitches down one side of the spencer, knit 3 rows at one side, knit 3 stitches from the bottom, bring the wool forward, knit 2 together, knit to the end of the row, knit 5 rows, cast off; at the other side knit 3 rows, knit 3 stitches from the bottom as before, bring the wool forward, knit 2 together, knit 10, make 1 stitch, knit 10, make 1 more, knit 10, make 1, knit 10, make another stitch, knit to the end. – Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee
  16. If you cared to run risks, the number of the room at the Universal Hotel is 27. It is locked and guarded, but there might be ways. – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  17. 27. I have said this because there are opinions held to the effect that learned men, if they are not spiritual, are not suited for persons given to prayer. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  18. The first check of two hundred thousand dollars, drawn February 27, 1886, remains the largest single royalty check in history. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009