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Language: Old English
Origin: twelf

twelve

number
     
Related topics: Numbers
twelve
HMN the number 12:
He received a twelve-month jail sentence.
Come at twelve (=12 o'clock).
Their son Dylan is twelve (=12 years old).
twelfth adjective, pronoun:
her twelfth birthday
in the twelfth century
I'm planning to leave on the twelfth (=the 12th day of the month).

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