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bakβ€’er's dozβ€’en /ˈbeΙͺkɚzβ€„ΛˆdʌzΙ™n/ n. [count; usually singular]: bakers dozen, a group of 13.  A dozen plus one, from the former practice among bakers and other tradespeople of giving 13 items to the dozen as a safeguard against penalties for short weights and measures.


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