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“… giving us the twelve dollars a year rent …”

meanings of twelve


  1. Police; law enforcement, especially a narcotics officer.
  2. A jury (normally composed of twelve persons).
  3. A twelve-bore gun.
  4. A group of twelve items.


  1. The cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in Arabic numerals as 12 and in Roman numerals as XII.
  2. Law enforcement; the police.

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