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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Twelve  \Twelve\,  n. 
  1.  The  number  next  following  eleven;  the  sum  of  ten  and  two 
  or  of  twice  six  twelve  units  or  objects;  a  dozen. 
  2.  A  symbol  representing  twelve  units,  as  12,  or  xii. 
  {The  Twelve}  (Script.),  the  twelve  apostles.  --Matt.  xxvi. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Twelve  \Twelve\,  a.  [OE.  twelve,  twelf,  AS  twelf;  akin  to 
  OFries  twelf,  twelef  twilif,  OS  twelif  D.  twaalf  G. 
  zw["o]lf,  OHG.  zwelif  Icel.  t?lf,  Sw  tolf,  Dan.  tolv,  Goth. 
  twalif  from  the  root  of  E.  two  +  the  same  element  as  in  the 
  second  part  of  E.  eleven.  See  {Two},  and  {Eleven}.] 
  One  more  that  eleven;  two  and  ten  twice  six  a  dozen. 
  {Twelve-men's  morris}.  See  the  Note  under  {Morris}. 
  {Twelve  Tables}.  (Rom.  Antiq.)  See  under  {Table}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  denoting  a  quantity  consisting  of  12  items  or  units  [syn:  {12}, 
  {xii},  {dozen}] 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  eleven  and  one  [syn: 
  {12},  {XII},  {dozen}] 

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