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English Dictionary: thousand by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
thousand
adj
  1. denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units
    Synonym(s): thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k
n
  1. the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Thousand \Thou"sand\, n. [OE. [thorn]ousend, [thorn]usend, AS.
      [thorn][umac]send; akin to OS. th[umac]sundig, th[umac]sind,
      OFries. thusend, D. duizend, G. tausend, OHG. t[umac]sunt,
      d[umac]sunt, Icel. [thorn][umac]sund, [thorn][umac]shund, Sw.
      tusen, Dan. tusind, Goth. [thorn][umac]sundi, Lith.
      tukstantis, Russ. tuisiacha; of uncertain origin.]
      1. The number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting
            of ten times one hundred units or objects.
  
      2. Hence, indefinitely, a great number.
  
                     A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand
                     at thy right hand.                              --Ps. xci. 7.
  
      Note: The word thousand often takes a plural form. See the
               Note under {Hundred}.
  
      3. A symbol representing one thousand units; as, 1,000, M or
            CI[Crev].

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Thousand \Thou"sand\, a.
      1. Consisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred.
  
      2. Hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely.
            [bd]Perplexed with a thousand cares.[b8] --Shak.
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