The Twelve
Twelve Twelve, n. 1. The number next following eleven; the sum of ten and two, or of twice six; twelve units or objects; a dozen. [1913 Webster]

2. A symbol representing twelve units, as 12, or xii. [1913 Webster]

{The Twelve} (Script.), the twelve apostles. --Matt. xxvi. 20. [1913 Webster]


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