dozen dozen  /ˈdə zən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
  2. (adj) denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Oregon State Police say more than two dozen motorcycles, most of them belonging to the Brother Speed motorcycle club, crashed on Interstate 5 on Friday afternoon.
  2. Like the dozen before him and four after, the young man was eventually strangled and dismembered.
  3. Of his dozen friends, Shawn says just one or two are still at Shelbyville High.

News

  1. Cheltenham DUI checkpoint nets dozen arrests

    A dozen motorists were arrested during an Eastern Montgomery County DUI Task Force DUI checkpoint May 31 in Cheltenham, according to Cheltenham police.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Times Chronicle & Glenside News & The Globe

  2. 2 dozen-plus arrested on looting complaints in Moore

    More than two dozen people are facing charges after they were arrested on complaints of looting.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KOCO 5 Oklahoma City

  3. Dozen arson, suspicious fires in Medford

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Police and fire authorities in Medford are investigating a dozen arson or suspicious fires since April of last year at vacant homes in Medford.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTVZ Bend

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Quotes

  1. "Through this agency, we'll combine under one roof the consumer protection functions that currently are divided among half a dozen different agencies," Obama said. "Now there will be one agency whose sole job will be to look out for you."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: e-wisdom.com (blog)

  2. Mr Darling said: "Unless we get competition we are going to end up with half a dozen big providers which would be a big reduction in choice and that would not be acceptable."
    on Nov 1, 2009 By: Alistair Darling Source: UK Express

  3. "It appears that there are at least 100 homes damaged and probably at least a half dozen homes which have been completely destroyed," Lynch said after a helicopter tour.
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: John Lynch Source: International Herald Tribune

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