what is difference between forty and twoscore
- fourty (obsolete)
From Middle English fourti, feortiȝ, from Old English fēowertiġ, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr tigiwiz (“forty”).
- (General American) enPR: fôr’tē, IPA(key): /ˈfɔɹti/, [ˈfɔɹɾi]
- (St. Louis (Missouri)) IPA(key): [ˈfɑɹɾij]
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)ti
- Hyphenation: for‧ty
- The cardinal number occurring after thirty-nine and before forty-one.
- In modern usage, the spelling fourty is nonstandard.
- Arabic numerals: 40
- Roman numerals: XL
- Ordinal: fortieth
- home forty
- Last: thirty (30), thirty-nine (39)
- Next: forty-one (41), fifty (50)
forty (plural forties)
- (slang) A bottle of beer containing forty fluid ounces.
- nominative/accusative/vocative plural of fort
two + score
twoscore (plural twoscores)
- (archaic) Forty.