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Adj.1.thirty-six - being six more than thirtythirty-six - being six more than thirty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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He assured us that his name was Thirty-six, and, as he could not count above ten, I am sure that he had no conception of the correct meaning of the word, and that it may have been handed down to him either from the military number of an ancestor who had served in the English ranks during the Great War, or that originally it was the number of some famous regiment with which a forbear fought.
Well, you must have a thirty-seventh made, and give the thirty-six to Mouston.
Two hundred boys at six pounds a year means thirty-six hundred pounds--that's the main item.
There was one consolation: of the seventy-two hours during which Rosa would not allow the tulip to be mentioned, thirty-six had passed already; and the remaining thirty-six would pass quickly enough: eighteen with waiting for the evening's interview, and eighteen with rejoicing in its remembrance.
As they had obtained thirty-six additional horses by their recent traffic, Mr.
On an average, then, and in order to keep myself at a very moderate elevation, I should not burn more than nine cubic feet per hour, so that my twenty-five gallons of water represent six hundred and thirty-six hours of aerial navigation, or a little more than twenty-six days.
Dantes had been flung into the sea, and was dragged into its depths by a thirty-six pound shot tied to his feet.
He's a widower, thirty-six years old, without any children, and is proud of his money and overbearing, and everybody is a little afraid of him.
The wagons were outspanned side by side with a space between them, and into this space the mob of thirty-six oxen was driven and there secured by reims tied crosswise from the front and hind wheels of the wagons.
Once I worked at my machine for thirty-six consecutive hours.
and every time I chanced to rake against any article, it seemed to give out thirty-five or thirty-six times more noise than it would have done in the daytime.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.