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[duhz-uh nth] /ˈdʌz ənθ/
Origin of dozenth
First recorded in 1700-10; dozen1 + -th2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This time it was "Pilgrim's Progress," which she was reading for about the dozenth time.

    The Girl Warriors Adene Williams
  • For the dozenth time he strolled in and sat down on their favorite rustic.

    The Sins of the Father

    Thomas Dixon
  • The trail led us, for the dozenth time, from the high grass into the thicket along the river.

    The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
  • "Rod and I took the idea from those pit traps out on the trails," Knowlton explained for the dozenth time.

    The Pathless Trail

    Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • I had been tormenting her for the dozenth time with the statement and catalogue of my sentiments toward her.


    O. Henry
  • He had lit his pipe for the dozenth time, and had let it go out again while he hummed a verse of a Covenanters' hymn.

    Told in the East Talbot Mundy
  • The four secured themselves; the two men checked, for the dozenth time, their instruments.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • I have now at this instant wrought myself up, for the dozenth time, to a half-resolution.

    Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • She felt for the first time an impulse to box his lazy jaws as he yawned and turned over for the dozenth time without rising.

    The Foolish Virgin Thomas Dixon
  • For the dozenth time he raised his ponderous spear and thrust the pointed end at the wall with all his strength.

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