# Guess me : Eight and five, last name and given, We are one six six six even; The first in cow, the last in..............

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Eight and five, last name and given,
We are one six six six even;
The first in cow, the last in oxen
Three in damsel, three in vixen.
What are we called?

posted Jul 23, 2015

Roman Numerals
The last name has eight letters (Numerals) while the first or given name has five (Roman).
Using each of the numerals once gives MDCLXVI, which is 1666.
C (which is found in cow) is first of the seven in the alphabet while x (which is found in oxen) is last.
Three of the seven are found in DaMseL.
Three are also found in VIXen.

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