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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 plen·ty /ˈplɛnti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plen·ty n.; pl. Plenties in --Shak.  Full or adequate supply; enough and to spare; sufficiency; specifically, abundant productiveness of the earth; ample supply for human wants; abundance; copiousness. Plenty of corn and wine.” --Gen. xxvii. 28. “Promises Britain peace and plenty.” --Shak.
    Houses of office stuffed with plentee.   --Chaucer.
    The teeming clouds Descend in gladsome plenty o'er the world.   --Thomson.
 Syn: -- Abundance; exuberance. See Abundance.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plen·ty, a. Plentiful; abundant. [Obs. or Colloq.]
    If reasons were as plenty as blackberries.   --Shak. (Folio ed.)
    Those countries where shrubs are plenty.   --Goldsmith.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a full supply; "there was plenty of food for everyone" [syn:
            plentifulness, plenteousness, plenitude, plentitude]
      2: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;
         "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of
         money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must
         have cost plenty" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good
         deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess,
          mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, pot, quite
         a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy
         sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew]
      adv : as much as necessary; "Have I eaten enough?"; (`plenty' is
            nonstandard) "I've had plenty, thanks" [syn: enough]