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English numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: thirteen
    Ordinal: thirteenth
    Adverbial: thirteen times
    Multiplier: thirteenfold
    Group collective: thirteensome

Etymology

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thirteen +‎ -some

Noun

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thirteensome (plural thirteensomes)

  1. (rare) A group of thirteen people or things.
    • 1916, Musical Courier and Review of Recorded Music[1], volume 73, page 24:
      Their search through the musical archives of our folk literature has brought to light a “Hawaiian Serf Surf Song,” which they are arranging for a “thirteensome” made up of eleven ukuleles, one mixed voice and a snare drum.
    • 1986, Jerry Greene, “A Young McMahon waits his turn”, in The Orlando Sentinel, (November 9, 1986), p. C-11:
      Sometimes Jim and I would play golf together as part of a thirteensome. Jim would get about 13 guys together, all hitting balls on the same hole at the same time.
    • 2009, Razorcake, RoseDog Books, →ISBN, page 30:
      So if you have an eightsome, it should be five girls and three guys. A thirteensome should be eight girls and five guys.
    • 2012, James Ashton, Le Town Empire, iUniverse, →ISBN, page 173:
      And watch as Loki tried his damnednest to orchestrate a threesome, foursome, possibly thirteensome with his so-called supermodel [...]