- n. (一)打；十二个
- adj. 一打的；十二个的
- [C](一)打,十二个 set of twelve
the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units
- How much are those apples a dozen?
- He gave me a dozen of roses for my birthday.
- I had bred a dozen of chickens.
- There were about a dozen of them.
- The turkey is large enough to feed a dozen.
- My mother bought a dozen eggs.
- They began by baking two dozen loaves.
- The group leader supervises a dozen workers.
- Pack them in dozens.
- He bought three dozen bottles of wine.
- a dozen (of)
一打 a set of twelve
- dozens of
- talk nineteen to the dozen
不停地说 talk continually
- baker's dozen 十三个
And another dozen of Bass while it settles.出自： D. L. Sayers
She wants him to buy her another dozen.出自： G. B. Shaw
A face, then three, then a dozen, turned to look at him.出自： W. Faulkner
- dozen可用作量词, a dozen of修饰名词时of可省略,但dozens of中的of不能省去。
- ☆ 直接源自古法语的dozeine，意为十二个。