- an old English name for a year.
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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