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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Thousand  \Thou"sand\,  n.  [OE.  [thorn]ousend,  [thorn]usend,  AS 
  [thorn][=u]send;  akin  to  OS  th[=u]sundig,  th[=u]sind, 
  OFries  thusend  D.  duizend  G.  tausend  OHG.  t[=u]sunt, 
  d[=u]sunt,  Icel.  [thorn][=u]sund,  [thorn][=u]shund,  Sw 
  tusen  Dan.  tusind  Goth.  [thorn][=u]sundi,  Lith.  tukstantis 
  Russ.  tuisiacha  of  uncertain  origin.] 
  1.  The  number  of  ten  hundred;  a  collection  or  sum  consisting 
  of  ten  times  one  hundred  units  or  objects. 
 
  2.  Hence  indefinitely,  a  great  number. 
 
  A  thousand  shall  fall  at  thy  side  and  ten  thousand 
  at  thy  right  hand.  --Ps.  xci.  7. 
 
  Note:  The  word  thousand  often  takes  a  plural  form  See  the 
  Note  under  {Hundred}. 
 
  3.  A  symbol  representing  one  thousand  units;  as  1,000,  M  or 
  CI[Crev]. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Thousand  \Thou"sand\,  a. 
  1.  Consisting  of  ten  hundred;  being  ten  times  one  hundred. 
 
  2.  Hence  consisting  of  a  great  number  indefinitely. 
  ``Perplexed  with  a  thousand  cares.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  thousand 
  adj  :  denoting  a  quantity  consisting  of  1,000  items  or  units  [syn: 
  {a  thousand},  {one  thousand},  {1000},  {m},  {k}] 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  product  of  10  and  100  [syn: 
  {one  thousand},  {1000},  {M},  {K},  {chiliad},  {G},  {grand}, 
  {thou},  {yard}] 




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