An indefinite, large number: dozens of errands to operate.
a couple of twelve.
A large, unspecified quantity of, easily determined in tiny multiples of twelve, thus generally speaking implied becoming more than ten or twelve, but significantly less than maybe several hundred; many.
An old English measure of ore containing 12 hundredweight.
an accumulation of twelve objects; an account or pair of twelve; with or without of ahead of the substantive which uses.
An indefinite small number.
an accumulation twelve things; twelve units: combined with or without of: as, several eggs, or several of eggs; twelve dozen sets of gloves.
In old English legislation, a municipal region consisting originally of twelve households or householders. Compare tithing, operating, hundred.
the cardinal quantity that is the sum of eleven and another