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 for dozen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dozen \Doz"en\ (d[u^]z"'n), n.; pl. Dozen (before another
     noun), Dozens (d[u^]z"'nz). [OE. doseine, dosein, OF.
     doseine, F. douzaine, fr. douze twelve, fr. L. duodecim; duo
     two + decem ten. See Two, Ten, and cf. Duodecimal.]
     1. A collection of twelve objects; a tale or set of twelve;
        with or without of before the substantive which follows.
        "Some six or seven dozen of Scots." "A dozen of shirts to
        your back." "A dozen sons." "Half a dozen friends."
        [1913 Webster]
     2. An indefinite small number. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
     A baker's dozen, thirteen; -- called also a long dozen.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units [syn:
             twelve, 12, xii, dozen]
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one [syn:
           twelve, 12, XII, dozen]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "dozen":
     L, Sexagesima, boxcar, boxcars, duodecimo, eighty, eleven, fifteen,
     fifty, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty,
     fourscore, fourscore and ten, fourteen, half a hundred, long dozen,
     ninety, nonagenarian, octogenarian, quindecennial, quindecim,
     quindecima, quindene, score, septuagenarian, seventy, sexagenarian,
     sexagenary, sexagesimo-quarto, sixteen, sixteenmo, sixty,
     sixty-four, sixty-fourmo, teens, thirteen, thirty-two,
     thirty-twomo, threescore, threescore and ten, twelve, twelvemo,
     twenty, twenty-five, twenty-four, twenty-fourmo, two dozen,
     two weeks, twoscore

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