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 for dozens
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."
        --Shak.
        [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) :

  dozens
      n 1: a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she
           amassed stacks of newspapers" [syn: tons, dozens,
           heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads,
           rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads,
           lashings]

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