Definitions

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  • n. one part in twelve equal parts

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Examples

  • He supported Mrs. Desmoulins none the less, giving house-room to her and her daughter, and making her an allowance of half-a-guinea a week, a sum equal to a twelfth part of his pension.

    Samuel Johnson

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