Eight n. An island in a river; an ait. [Obs.] “Osiers on their eights.”
Eight a. Seven and one; as, eight years.
1. The number greater by a unit than seven; eight units or objects.
2. A symbol representing eight units, as 8 or viii.
adj : being one more than seven [syn: 8, viii]
n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one [syn: 8,
VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad,
2: a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted
for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city
life [syn: Ashcan School]