Definition for THOU'SAND

THOU'SAND, a. [s as z; Sax. thusend; Goth. thusund; G. tausend; D. duizend; Sw. tusend; Dan. tusind.]

  1. Denoting the number of ten hundred.
  2. Proverbially, denoting a great number indefinitely. It is a thousand chances to one that you succeed.

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