- a year.
Origin of twelvemonth
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Examples from the Web for twelvemonth
I hope to see her the wife of Sir James within a twelvemonth.Lady Susan
Their old neighbours told me they had been gone to Martinique, about a twelvemonth.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
For nearly a twelvemonth he had been a house-surgeon at the Hospital of La Pitie.
"Well, he has lasted more than a twelvemonth," replied Morin.
A twelvemonth has not yet passed since history seemed to want incident.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
- mainly British an archaic or dialect word for year