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Eléven. adj. [ændlefen, Saxon.] Ten and one; one more than ten.

Had I a dozen sons, each in my love alike, and none less dear than thine and my good Marcius, I had rather eleven die nobly for their country, than one voluptuously surfeit out of action. Shakespeare's Coriolanus.

Sources: Shakespeare's Coriolanus (80)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Eleven." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 11, 2011. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=8003.


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