Eleven E*lev"en ([-e]*l[e^]v"'n), a. [OE. enleven, AS. endleofan, endlufon, for nleofan; akin to LG. eleve, ["o]lwe, ["o]lwen, D. elf, G. elf, eilf, OHG. einlif, Icel. ellifu, Sw. elfva, Dan. elleve, Goth. ainlif, cf. Lith. v["e]nolika; and fr. the root of E. one + (prob.) a root signifying ``to be left over, remain,'' appearing in E. loan, or perh. in leave, v. t., life. See {One}, and cf. {Twelve}.] Ten and one added; as, eleven men. [1913 Webster]

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