half-dozen half-dozen


  • (adj) denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units



  1. But it manufactures only about 200 of the thousand or so Indian feature films; a half-dozen regions boast production sites larger than most of the worlds national cinemas.
  2. The half-dozen other suits he has in motion against the family law, against Franklin Grahams prayer at President Bush's inaugural should keep him busy in the meantime.
  3. It has been translated into a half-dozen languages and is being adapted for film.


  1. Concert near Sprague approved despite complaints from neighbors

    A half-dozen neighbors in rural Sprague are opposed to a nearby winery hosting a country music concert that could bring as many as 4,000 people.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Lincoln Journal Star

  2. Gunman unloads on condos in Kissimmee

    Police officers are searching for a gunman who shot up nearly a half-dozen condos in Kissimmee. The shooting happened early Tuesday morning at the Donegan Townhomes on John Young Parkway. Several frightened residents talked to Channel 9's Kenneth Craig, including one who said a bullet nearly went through a child's bedroom. The bullets went through the walls of at least five different condos ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  3. 6 people, dog injured in crash between Metro Orange Line bus and car in Encino

    ENCINO - A half-dozen people suffered minor injuries today in a collision involving a Metro Orange Line articulated bus and a car in Encino, authorities said. .
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Daily News


  1. "Hindsight is always 20-20," Varitek said. "It wasn't the first time he shook off all game. We had like a half-dozen. It doesn't really matter. He made a quality pitch. If he didn't make a quality pitch then you can second guess."
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Jason Varitek Source: USA Today

  2. "Myself and Phil basically brought a lot of people back into the tournament," Harrington said. "Whoever plays the best tomorrow will probably win the tournament. But it's a half-dozen guys instead of two."
    on Feb 17, 2007 By: Padraig Harrington Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We were off for a year and a half, and now it's just pouring," guitarist Alex Lifeson said in a release. "Everything is totally crazy and there's not a minute left in the day. We've got these half-dozen songs, and we'll probably go in the...
    on Apr 8, 2010 By: Alex Lifeson Source: CTV.ca

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