3.14.2007

baker's dozen

baker's dozen (BAY-kuhrs DUZ-uhn) noun

A group of 13. Also known as a long dozen.

[From the fact that bakers often gave an extra item when selling a
dozen
of something to safeguard against being penalized for light weight.]

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