dozenth

dozenth

[duhz-uhnth]
adjective

Origin:
1700–10; dozen1 + -th2

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dozen (ˈdʌzən)
 
determiner (preceded by a or a numeral)
1.  a.  twelve or a group of twelve: a dozen eggs; two dozen oranges
 b.  (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural): give me a dozen; there are at least a dozen who haven't arrived yet
 
n , dozens, dozen
2.  by the dozen in large quantities
3.  See baker's dozen
4.  talk nineteen to the dozen to talk without stopping
 
[C13: from Old French douzaine, from douze twelve, from Latin duodecim, from duo two + decem ten]
 
'dozenth
 
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