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  • noun idiomatic, uncommon Eleven
  • noun banking, finance, idiomatic 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.

Etymologies

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

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