**2.** Noun. (poker slang) A pair of nines. ¹

¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Nines

**1.** nine [n] - See also: nine

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### Literary usage of Nines

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**1.** *Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits* by Alfred Cort Haddon, William Halse Rivers Rivers, Charles Gabriel Seligman, Charles Samuel Myers, William McDougall, Sidney Herbert Ray, Anthony Wilkin (1912)

"The pattern of the greater part of the surface is twilled threes in horizontal
rows, varied by horizontal bands of broken **nines** or zigzag **nines** (figs. ..."**2.** *Mechanics Magazine* (1825)

"If (9 K + k) be any number whatever added to the general product, and the excess,
k, of its **nines** be added to the continued product, abc..., ..."**3.** *A Practical Arithmetic* by George Albert Wentworth (1902)

"Proofs by Casting out **nines**. 490. If the sum of the digits of a number is subtracted
from the number, the remainder is exactly divisible by 9. ..."**4.** *A Practical Arithmetic* by George Albert Wentworth (1902)

"Proofs by Casting oat **nines**. 490. If the sum of the digits of a number is subtracted
from the number, the remainder is exactly divisible by 9. ..."**5.** *Higher Arithmetic* by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1900)

"CASTING OUT **nines**. The practical method of determining whether or not a number is
... Check on addition by casting out **nines**. Since numbers are always ..."