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xi

[zī, sī]
Ξ, ξ, the fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.
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How do we know there's eleven hundred and one, Sandy, when they all go off at once?
You are right, you are right; why wait till eleven o'clock to-morrow evening?
In addition to the stiffening afforded his backbone by the conscious ownership of eleven millions, he possessed an enormous certitude.
You licked Cheese-Face, and you'll lick the editors if it takes twice eleven years to do it in.
The moment of this culminating horror was eleven o'clock and twenty- five minutes, standard time.
And this is the more insupportable the nearer it is to eleven o'clock--by this watch, no matter what the actual hour may be.
By eleven, sometimes a few minutes earlier or later, my thousand words were finished.
The ice cream was delicious, Marilla, and it was so lovely and dissipated to be sitting there eating it at eleven o'clock at night.
Then you shall have permission to touch eleven different objects, pronouncing at the time the word 'Ev,' and if any one of them, or more than one, proves to be the transformation of the Queen of Ev or any of her ten children, then they will instantly be restored to their true forms and may leave my palace and my kingdom in your company, without any objection whatever.
My poor cousin Flora up at the Glen had eleven, and such a slave as she is
But, inasmuch as it is equally necessary to take into account the deviation which the rotary motion of the earth will impart to the shot, and as the shot cannot reach the moon until after a deviation equal to 16 radii of the earth, which, calculated upon the moon's orbit, are equal to about eleven degrees, it becomes necessary to add these eleven degrees to those which express the retardation of the moon just mentioned: that is to say, in round numbers, about sixty-four degrees.
I don't remember any time quite so perfect since the days when I was too little to do lessons and was turned out with sugar on my eleven o'clock bread and butter on to a lawn closely strewn with dandelions and daisies.