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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decad  \Dec"ad\,  n. 
  A  decade. 
 
  Averill  was  a  decad  and  a  half  his  elder.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decade  \Dec"ade\,  n.  [F.  d['e]cade,  L.  decas,  -adis,  fr  Gr  ?, 
  fr  de`ka  ten  See  {Ten}.] 
  A  group  or  division  of  ten  esp.,  a  period  of  ten  years;  a 
  decennium;  as  a  decade  of  years  or  days;  a  decade  of 
  soldiers;  the  second  decade  of  Livy.  [Written  also  {decad}.] 
 
  During  this  notable  decade  of  years.  --Gladstone. 




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