[ UK /θɜːtˈiːn/ ]
[ US /ˈθɝˈtin/ ]
  1. being one more than twelve
  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one
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How To Use thirteen In A Sentence

  • It was a responsible situation he felt for a boy of thirteen, and he meant to do his very best to keep it now that he had been lucky enough to get it; in the far-off future, too, he saw himself no longer the van-boy, but in the proud position now occupied by Joshua as driver, and this he considered, though a lofty, was by no means an unreasonable ambition. Our Frank and other stories
  • He himself bore them submissively for thirteen years; for six he suffered from lithiasis, and for seven years from stomatitis (or, as some say, six years from the former and seven from the latter). Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala
  • Roughly two hours after they begin, Ralph, Begoña, and thirteen others are still dicing carrots into tiny cubes. The Sorcerer’s Apprentices
  • Thirteen months on from his last visit to Wales, he is keen to put the record straight. Times, Sunday Times
  • They shared the joy and burden of editing for the next thirteen years, the longest period of any coeditorship in the journal's existence.
  • Eleven score and thirteen years ago, a document was signed - it demanded greatness from a people and a place. 8 posts from July 2009
  • During the whole of the thirteenth century, and for some time afterwards, the Hojo continued to govern the country; and it is noteworthy that these regents never assumed the title of shogun, but professed to be merely shogunal deputies. Japan: an Attempt at Interpretation
  • The students would stay at the thirteenth-century Dominican priory while the brothers took a brief holiday; Mass would be said each day in the priory's chapter room.
  • The _first glume_ is chartaceous, obovate-oblong, obtuse, many-nerved (thirteen or more), thinly ciliate with long hairs and with A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
  • Chapter thirteen covers the various options available for mounting your photos.
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