n. archaic a year; a period of twelve months.

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  • Twelvemonth — Twelve month, n. A year which consists of twelve calendar months. [1913 Webster] I shall laugh at this a twelvemonth hence. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twelvemonth — [twelv′munth΄] n. [Chiefly Brit.] archaic term for one year …   English World dictionary

  • twelvemonth — UK [ˈtwelvˌmʌnθ] / US noun [countable] Word forms twelvemonth : singular twelvemonth plural twelvemonths an old word meaning a year …   English dictionary

  • twelvemonth — noun Date: 12th century year …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • twelvemonth — twelvemonthly, adv. /twelv munth /, n. Chiefly Brit. a year. [bef. 1050; ME twelfmoneth. See TWELVE, MONTH] * * * …   Universalium

  • twelvemonth — noun /ˈtwɛlvmʌnθ/ a year …   Wiktionary

  • twelvemonth — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A period of time of approximately 12 months, especially that period during which the earth completes a single revolution around the sun: year. See TIME …   English dictionary for students

  • twelvemonth — twelve|month [ twelv,mʌnθ ] noun count an old word meaning a year …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • twelvemonth — sb. == year. Pol. S. 71 …   Oldest English Words

  • twelvemonth — n. one year (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • twelvemonth — noun archaic a year …   English new terms dictionary

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