Definitions

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  • n. A group of ten persons or things; one more than a ninesome, one less than an elevensome

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as tendsome.

Etymologies

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ten +‎ -some

Examples

  • “Then it would be a tensome, with all those dirty dishes.”

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  • The tensome exploded onto the international scene in 1986, the year Paul Simon ignored a cultural boycott of apartheid South

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