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One score is a unit of measurement equal to 20 units. More BuzzWords aptronym conlang wordle capitonym textonym mononymous culturomics protologism phantonym BuzzWord archive. Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Your Email Address: The expression "threescore years" was used several times in the King James translation of the Bible in connection with character ages of 60 years or more. New York: He had lived for threescore years and ten.
Originally posted Jun 02 2008 12: John H. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure.
Often people counted in 20s; every 20th notch was larger, and so "score" also came to mean 20. Editors continuously recheck submissions and claims. On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that would be quoted for centuries to come.
But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate—we can not consecrate—we can not hallow—this ground.
Of Interest: Conway and Richard K. Using the thesaurus. The origin of the word is believed to be derived from the Old Norse word "skor," meaning to notch or scratch. We ask our submitters to thoroughly research questions and provide sources where possible. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. Copernicus 1996: