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

  nine \nine\ (n[imac]n), a. [OE. nine, nihen, AS. nigon, nigan;
     akin to D. & LG. negen, OS. & OFries. nigun, OHG. niun, G.
     neun, Icel. n[imac]u, sw. nio, Dan. ni, Goth. niun, Ir. &
     Gael. naoi, W. naw, L. novem, Gr. 'enne`a, Skr. navan; of
     unknown origin. [root]307. Cf. Novembeer.]
     Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Nine men's morris. See Morris.
  
     Nine points circle (Geom.), a circle so related to any
        given triangle as to pass through the three points in
        which the perpendiculars from the angles of the triangle
        upon the opposite sides (or the sides produced) meet the
        sides. It also passes through the three middle points of
        the sides of the triangle and through the three middle
        points of those parts of the perpendiculars that are
        between their common point of meeting and the angles of
        the triangle. The circle is hence called the nine points
        circle or six points circle.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nine \Nine\, n.
     1. The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or
        objects.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A group of nine people; as, the New York nine (a baseball
        team).
        [PJC]
  
     The Nine, the nine Muses.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nine
      adj 1: denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and
             one less than ten [syn: nine, 9, ix]
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one [syn:
           nine, 9, IX, niner, Nina from Carolina, ennead]
      2: a team of professional baseball players who play and travel
         together; "each club played six home games with teams in its
         own division" [syn: baseball club, ball club, club,
         nine]
      3: one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the
         face [syn: nine-spot, nine]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "nine":
     Nina from Carolina, cast, company, complement, crew, eight, eleven,
     ennead, enneastyle, first string, first team, five, nonage,
     nonagon, nonuplet, novena, platoon, reserves, rowing crew,
     second string, second team, squad, string, team, third string,
     varsity
  
  

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