a playing card the face of which bears seven pips.
noun 1. a cardinal number, 10 plus 7. 2. a symbol for this number, as 17 or XVII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to 17 in number. 5. (initial capital letter, italics) a novel (1916) by Booth Tarkington. noun 1. the cardinal number that is the sum of […]
adjective 1. next after the sixteenth; being the ordinal number for 17. 2. being one of 17 equal parts. noun 3. a seventeenth part, especially of one (1/17). 4. the seventeenth member of a series. adjective 1. (usually prenominal) coming after the sixteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1913, providing for the election of two U.S. senators from each state by popular vote and for a term of six years.
- Seventeen-year locust
[sev-uh n-teen-yeer] /ˈsɛv ənˈtinˌyɪər/ noun 1. a cicada, Magicicada septendecim, of the eastern U.S., having nymphs that live in the soil, usually emerging in great numbers after 17 years in the North or 13 years in the South. seventeen-year locust noun 1. an E North American cicada, Magicicada septendecim, appearing in great numbers at infrequent […]