Definition of Dozen. Meaning of Dozen. Synonyms of Dozen
Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Dozen.
Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Dozen and, of course, Dozen synonyms and on the right images related to the word Dozen.
Definition of Dozen
No result for Dozen. Showing similar results...
Dozenth Doz"enth, a.
Long dozen 2. Drawn out or extended in time; continued through a
considerable tine, or to a great length; as, a long series
of events; a long debate; a long drama; a long history; a
3. Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration;
lingering; as, long hours of watching.
4. Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in
time; far away.
The we may us reserve both fresh and strong Against
the tournament, which is not long. --Spenser.
5. Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length;
as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is,
extended to the measure of a mile, etc.
6. Far-reaching; extensive. `` Long views.' --Burke.
7. (Phonetics) Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in
utterance; -- said of vowels and syllables. See Short,
a., 13, and Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 22, 30.
Note: Long is used as a prefix in a large number of compound
adjectives which are mostly of obvious meaning; as,
long-armed, long-beaked, long-haired, long-horned,
long-necked, long-sleeved, long-tailed, long- worded,
In the long run, in the whole course of things taken
together; in the ultimate result; eventually.
Long clam (Zo["o]l.), the common clam (Mya arenaria) of
the Northern United States and Canada; -- called also
soft-shell clam and long-neck clam. See Mya.
Long cloth, a kind of cotton cloth of superior quality.
Long clothes, clothes worn by a young infant, extending
below the feet.
Long division. (Math.) See Division.
Long dozen, one more than a dozen; thirteen.
Long home, the grave.
Long measure, Long mater. See under Measure, Meter.
Long Parliament (Eng. Hist.), the Parliament which
assembled Nov. 3, 1640, and was dissolved by Cromwell,
April 20, 1653.
Long price, the full retail price.
Long purple (Bot.), a plant with purple flowers, supposed
to be the Orchis mascula. --Dr. Prior.
Long suit (Whist), a suit of which one holds originally
more than three cards. --R. A. Proctor.
(a) A pivot gun of great length and range, on the dock of
(b) A long trough for washing auriferous earth. [Western
(c) (Zo["o]l.) The long-tailed titmouse.
Long wall (Coal Mining), a working in which the whole seam
is removed and the roof allowed to fall in, as the work
progresses, except where passages are needed.
Of long, a long time. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
To be, or go, long of the market, To be on the long
side of the market, etc. (Stock Exchange), to hold stock for
a rise in price, or to have a contract under which one can
demand stock on or before a certain day at a stipulated
price; -- opposed to short in such phrases as, to be
short of stock, to sell short, etc. [Cant] See Short.
To have a long head, to have a farseeing or sagacious mind. PrivatdozentPrivatdocent Pri*vat"do*cent`, n.; G. pl. -docenten. [Also
Privatdozent.] [G.; privat private + docent teacher. See
In the universities of Germany and some other European
countries, a licensed teacher or lecturer having no share in
the university government and dependent upon fees for
Meaning of Dozen from wikipedia
- A dozen
doz or dz) is a grouping
of twelve. The dozen
may be one of the earliest primitive integer
groupings, perhaps because
- The Dirty Dozen
is a 1967 war film starring
an ensemble supporting
cast including Ernest
Bronson, Jim Brown...
by the Dozen
is a 2003 American family comedy
Levy, and stars Steve Martin
Hunt. The film was released
by the Dozen
is a semi-autobiographical novel written
by Frank Bunker Gilbreth
Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth
in 1948. The novel...
by the Dozen
2 is a 2005 American family comedy
by Adam Shankman. It is a sequel
to the 2003 film Cheaper
by the Dozen
- half a dozen
of the other" means
that two alternatives
or indifferent; it doesn't matter which
one we choose. Six of One, Half Dozen
- Dirty Dozen
to: The Dirty Dozen
(book), 2008 book by Robert
A. Levy and William Mellor about twelve Supreme Court decisions
The Dirty Dozen
of twelve. Dozen
may also refer
to: The Dozens
, a contest common among African Americans where
- A Dozen Furies
was a metalcore
band from Dallas, Texas. They were the winners
of the 2004 MTV reality
for Ozzfest. They were awarded
at Nectar's bar and restaurant
Burlington, and performed dozens
of concerts across multiple residencies through March
1989. The band's 1992...
Recent Searches ...
Related images to Dozen