banker's dozen love


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  • n. Eleven
  • n. By analogy, a method of lending where the interest is deducted beforehand, archetypally borrowing twelve dollars (owing twelve dollars back, a dozen) but actually receiving only eleven.


A play on the phrase baker's dozen; it is one less than a dozen as compared to one more. (Wiktionary)


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