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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The number ten; in a Pythagorean or cabalistic sense, as an element of the universe, the tetractys or quaternary number.
  • noun A set of ten objects; ten considered as a whole or unit.
  • noun Specifically A period of ten consecutive years.
  • noun In music, a group of ten tones, having precise acoustical relations with one another, arranged so as to explain and correct problems in harmony and modulation.
  • noun A division of a literary work containing ten parts or books.
  • noun Same as decad ring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A decade.

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  • noun Archaic form of decade.

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