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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The cardinal number equal to 10 × 10 or 102.
  • noun The number in the third position left of the decimal point in an Arabic numeral.
  • noun A one-hundred-dollar bill.
  • noun The numbers between 100 and 999.
  • noun An administrative division of some counties in England and the United States.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sum of ninety-nine and one, or of ten tens; the product of ten multiplied by ten; a collection, body, or sum consisting of ten times ten individuals or units; five score.
  • noun In early Teutonic hist., a territorial or administrative district; specifically, in southern and central England, a division or subdivision of a county (a corresponding division in northern England being called a wapentake).
  • One more than ninety-nine; ten times ten: as, a hundred men; two hundred dollars; a hundred thousand times.

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

  • adjective Ten times ten; five score.
  • noun The product of ten multiplied by ten, or the number of ten times ten; a collection or sum, consisting of ten times ten units or objects; five score. Also, a symbol representing one hundred units, as 100 or C.
  • noun A division of a country in England, supposed to have originally contained a hundred families, or freemen.
  • noun [Eng.] a court held for all the inhabitants of a hundred.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun cardinal A numerical value equal to 100 (102), occurring after ninety-nine.
  • noun US A hundred-dollar bill.
  • noun historical An administrative subdivision in southern English counties and in other countries.
  • noun cricket A hundred runs scored by a batsman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective being ten more than ninety
  • noun ten 10s

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old English; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old English hundred, from Proto-Germanic *hundaradan, from *hundą (< Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm) + *radą (“count”).

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