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[fawr-teen, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈtin, ˈfoʊr-/

a cardinal number, ten plus four.
a symbol for this number, as 14 or XIV.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 14 in number.
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and four
a numeral, 14, XIV, etc, representing this number
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 14 units


c.1300, from Old English feowertyne; see four + -teen. Cf. Old Saxon fiertein, Old Frisian fiuwertine, Dutch veertien, Old High German fiorzehan, German vierzehn, Gothic fidwortaihun.


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