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dozenth

[duhz-uh nth] /ˈdʌz ənθ/
adjective
1.
Origin of dozenth
1700-1710
1700-10; dozen1 + -th2
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  • I had been tormenting her for the dozenth time with the statement and catalogue of my sentiments toward her.

    Options O. Henry
  • For the dozenth time he strolled in and sat down on their favorite rustic.

    The Sins of the Father Thomas Dixon
  • "Rod and I took the idea from those pit traps out on the trails," Knowlton explained for the dozenth time.

    The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • The trail led us, for the dozenth time, from the high grass into the thicket along the river.

    The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
  • This time it was "Pilgrim's Progress," which she was reading for about the dozenth time.

    The Girl Warriors Adene Williams
  • He had lit his pipe for the dozenth time, and had let it go out again while he hummed a verse of a Covenanters' hymn.

    Told in the East Talbot Mundy
  • The four secured themselves; the two men checked, for the dozenth time, their instruments.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • I have now at this instant wrought myself up, for the dozenth time, to a half-resolution.

    Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • And for the dozenth time he was rewarded only by seeing a flake no larger than his clenched fist fall out.

  • She felt for the first time an impulse to box his lazy jaws as he yawned and turned over for the dozenth time without rising.

    The Foolish Virgin Thomas Dixon

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