Definitions

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

  • n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

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Examples

  • If you've read my earlier memoirs you'll know all about it — and how by shirking, running, diving into cover, and shielding my quaking carcase behind better men, I had emerged after four campaigns with tremendous credit, a tidy sum in loot, and a chestful of tinware.

    Flashman and the Dragon

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