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eleven


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eleven  \E*lev"en\,  n. 
  1.  The  sum  of  ten  and  one  eleven  units  or  objects. 
 
  2.  A  symbol  representing  eleven  units,  as  11  or  xi 
 
  3.  (Cricket  &  American  Football)  The  eleven  men  selected  to 
  play  on  one  side  in  a  match,  as  the  representatives  of  a 
  club  or  a  locality;  as  the  all-England  eleven. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eleven  \E*lev"en\  ([-e]*l[e^]v"'n),  a.  [OE.  enleven,  AS 
  endleofan  endlufon  for  nleofan  akin  to  LG  eleve,  ["o]lwe, 
  ["o]lwen,  D.  elf,  G.  elf,  eilf,  OHG.  einlif  Icel.  ellifu 
  Sw  elfva,  Dan.  elleve,  Goth.  ainlif  cf  Lith.  v["e]nolika; 
  and  fr  the  root  of  E.  one  +  (prob.)  a  root  signifying  ``to 
  be  left  over  remain,''  appearing  in  E.  loan,  or  perh.  in 
  leave  v.  t.,  life.  See  {One},  and  cf  {Twelve}.] 
  Ten  and  one  added;  as  eleven  men. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eleven 
  adj  :  being  one  more  than  ten  [syn:  {11},  {xi}] 
  n  1:  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  ten  and  one  [syn:  {11}, 
  {XI}] 
  2:  a  team  that  plays  football  [syn:  {football  team}] 




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