Definition of doesn
1. dozen [ n ] the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and oneUsed 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 unitsUsed 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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