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English Dictionary: ten by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. being one more than nine
    Synonym(s): ten, 10, x
  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    Synonym(s): ten, 10, X, tenner, decade
  2. one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
    Synonym(s): ten-spot, ten
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Ten \Ten\, a. [AS. t[c7]n, ti[82]n, t[?]n, t[c7]ne; akin to
      OFries. tian, OS. tehan, D. tien, G. zehn, OHG. zehan, Icel.
      t[c6]u, Sw. tio, Dan. ti, Goth. ta[a1]hun, Lith. deszimt,
      Russ. desiate, W. deg, Ir. & Gael. deich, L. decem, Gr. [?],
      Skr. da[87]an. [fb]308. Cf. {Dean}, {Decade}, {Decimal},
      {December}, {Eighteen}, {Eighty}, {Teens}, {Tithe}.]
      One more than nine; twice five.
               With twice ten sail I crossed the Phrygian Sea.
      Note: Ten is often used, indefinitely, for several, many, and
               other like words.
                        There 's proud modesty in merit, Averse from
                        begging, and resolved to pay Ten times the gift
                        it asks.                                       --Dryden.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Ten \Ten\, n.
      1. The number greater by one than nine; the sum of five and
            five; ten units of objects.
                     I will not destroy it for ten's sake. --Gen. xviii.
      2. A symbol representing ten units, as 10, {x}, or {X}.
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