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 for Six
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Six \Six\, n.
     1. The number greater by a unit than five; the sum of three
        and three; six units or objects.
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     2. A symbol representing six units, as 6, vi., or VI.
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     To be at six and seven or To be at sixes and sevens,
        (a) to be in disorder. --Bacon. --Shak. --Swift.
        (b) to be in a dispute or disagreement; -- often used with
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Six \Six\, a. [AS. six, seox, siex; akin to OFries. sex, D. zes,
     OS. & OHG. sehs, G. sechs, Icel., Sw., & Dan. sex, Goth.
     sa['i]hs, Lith. szeszi, Russ. sheste, Gael. & Ir. se, W.
     chwech, L. sex, Gr. ??, Per. shesh, Skr. shash. [root]304.
     Cf. Hexagon, Hexameter, Samite, Senary, Sextant,
     One more than five; twice three; as, six yards.
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     Six Nations (Ethnol.), a confederation of North American
        Indians formed by the union of the Tuscaroras and the Five
     Six points circle. (Geom.) See Nine points circle, under
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
             [syn: six, 6, vi, half dozen, half-dozen]
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one [syn:
           six, 6, VI, sixer, sise, Captain Hicks, half a
           dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexad]
      2: a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six
         pips [syn: six-spot, six]

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