Doz·en n.; pl. Dozen (before another noun), Dozens
1. A collection of twelve objects; a tale or set of twelve; with or without of before the substantive which follows. “Some six or seven dozen of Scots.” “A dozen of shirts to your back.” “A dozen sons.” “Half a dozen friends.”
2. An indefinite small number.
A baker's dozen, thirteen; -- called also a long dozen.
n : a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she
amassed a mountain of newspapers" [syn: tons, heaps,
lots, mountain, piles, scores, stacks, loads,
rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings]