Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Two hundred and forty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twelve times twenty; two hundred and forty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Numbering twelve times twenty, or two hundred and forty; as, twelve-score seamen.
  • n. Twelve-score yards, a common length for a shot in archery, and hence often alluded to formerly in measurement.

Etymologies

twelve +‎ score (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.