Definition of Fourteener

1. Noun. (US climbing) A mountain rising to more than 14,000 feet above mean sea level. ¹



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Definition of Fourteener

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourteener

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fourragère
fourragères
fourrier
fourriers
fours
fourscore
fourses
foursies
foursome reel
foursomes
foursquare
fourteen
fourteen hundred
fourteener (current term)
fourteeners
fourteenfold
fourteenish
fourteenness
fourteenpence
fourteenpenny
fourteens
fourteenth
fourteenthly
fourteenths
fourth
fourth-degree
fourth-party logistics

Literary usage of Fourteener

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1. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"Still, there are worse things both in sound and to sight than the ripple round pebbles. His fourteener. But the metre which Chapman was, if not " born to ..."

2. English Poetry: Its Principles and Progress : with Representative by Charles Mills Gayley, Clement Calhoun Young (1904)
"The "fourteener." — The term, sonnet, has been long ago applied to another form of fourteen lines, written by Shakespeare and others, which, though it has ..."

3. The Principles and Progress of English Poetry by Charles Mills Gayley, Clement Calhoun Young (1904)
"The "fourteener."— The term, sonnet, has been long ago applied to another form of fourteen lines, written by Shakespeare and others, which, though it has ..."

4. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1909)
"... the rimed "fourteener" or its offspring, the common measure. We saw, in treating of Gamelyn (which is pretty certainly older than the fifteenth century, ..."

5. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"CHAP, in PRELIMINARIES —VERSE alternate Alexandrine and fourteener rhymed in couplets. There are also rondeaux and other lyrical forms, though few and ..."

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