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1

The entire amount of something, as in The baby ate all of his cereal. This usage is relatively new, the word of being included only from about 1800 on.

2

No less than, at least, as in Although she looked much younger, she was all of seventy. [First half of 1800s]

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Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?
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