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1. dozen [ n ] the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one

Used in print:

(The New York Times,...)

So he wound_up with a dozen .

Palmer 's dozen were honestly earned .

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

Since the concept of high_fidelity became important some dozen years ago , the claims of technical improvements have multiplied tenfold .

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

Let us not try to key them out at this stage of the game , and let us just call them Bombus ; there must be several dozen species in the United_States alone .

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

Had More 's writings been wholly limited to such exercises , they would be almost as dimly remembered as those of a dozen or_so other authors living in his time , whose works tenuously survive in the minds of the few hundred scholars who each decade in pursuit of their very specialized occasions read those works .

Synonyms dozen 12 twelve XII Related Terms large_integer boxcars

2. dozen [ a ] denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

Used in print:

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

A dozen cows mooed sadly and regarded us as if we were insane , as perhaps we were at that moment , with the crazy excitement of our first encounter , the yelling and shooting still continuing up at the road , and the thirst of some of the men , which was so great that they waded into the muddy water and scooped_up handfuls of_it .

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

However , the litter remained , augmented by several dozen lunchroom suppers .

Synonyms 12 twelve dozen xii Related Terms cardinal

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