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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Plenty  \Plen"ty\,  n.;  pl  {Plenties},  in  --Shak.  [OE.  plentee 
  plente,  OF  plent['e],  fr  L.  plenitas,  fr  plenus  full.  See 
  {Full},  a.,  and  cf  {Complete}.] 
  Full  or  adequate  supply;  enough  and  to  spare;  sufficiency; 
  specifically,  abundant  productiveness  of  the  earth;  ample 
  supply  for  human  wants  abundance;  copiousness.  ``Plenty  of 
  corn  and  wine.''  --Gen.  xxvii.  28.  ``Promises  Britain  peace 
  and  plenty.''  --Shak. 
  Houses  of  office  stuffed  with  plentee  --Chaucer. 
  The  teeming  clouds  Descend  in  gladsome  plenty  o'er  the 
  world.  --Thomson. 
  Syn:  Abundance;  exuberance.  See  {Abundance}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Plenty  \Plen"ty\,  a. 
  Plentiful;  abundant.  [Obs.  or  Colloq.] 
  If  reasons  were  as  plenty  as  blackberries.  --Shak. 
  (Folio  ed.) 
  Those  countries  where  shrubs  are  plenty.  --Goldsmith. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  full  supply;  "there  was  plenty  of  food  for  everyone"  [syn: 
  {plentifulness},  {plenteousness},  {plenitude},  {plentitude}] 
  2:  (often  followed  by  `of')  a  large  number  or  amount  or  extent: 
  "a  batch  of  letters";  "a  deal  of  trouble";  "a  lot  of 
  money";  "it  must  have  cost  plenty"  [syn:  {batch},  {deal}, 
  {flock},  {good  deal},  {great  deal},  {hatful},  {heap},  {lot}, 
  {mass},  {mess},  {mickle},  {mint},  {muckle},  {peck},  {pile}, 
  {pot},  {quite  a  little},  {raft},  {sight},  {slew},  {spate}, 
  {stack},  {tidy  sum},  {wad},  {whole  lot},  {whole  slew}] 
  adv  :  as  much  as  necessary;  "Have  I  eaten  enough?";  (`plenty'  is 
  nonstandard)  "I've  had  plenty,  thanks"  [syn:  {enough}] 

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