Definition of number eight in English:

number eight

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  • 1(In rugby union) the forward at the back of the scrum.
  • 2 [mass noun] NZ A wire of 4 mm gauge, used especially for fences: [as modifier]: number eight wire

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody