douzaine

[ doo-zen ]
/ duˈzɛn /

noun, plural dou·zaines [doo-zen]. /duˈzɛn/. French.

a bet in roulette on 12 numbers simultaneously so as to share in any that win.

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Origin of douzaine

literally, dozen

Words nearby douzaine

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Example sentences from the Web for douzaine

  • The authorities of the Douzaine of Torteval had taken possession of the bag and had it opened.

    Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo