• unusual
  • Late Germanic numbers have been theorized to have been non-decimal: evidence includes the unusual phrasing of eleven and twelve, the former use of "hundred" to refer to groups of 120, and the presence of glosses such as "tentywise" or "ten-count" in medieval texts showing that writers could not presume their readers would normally understand them that way. (wikipedia.org)
  • widely
  • The anonymous text that is usually called the Prayer of Saint Francis (or Peace Prayer, or Simple Prayer for Peace, or Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace) is a widely known Christian prayer for peace. (wikipedia.org)
  • principles
  • We have not felt the need to elaborate in great detail a specific CMA approach to the Twelve Steps: too many other excellent outlines already exist for following these spiritual principles. (wikipedia.org)
  • earliest
  • As with eleven, the earliest forms of twelve are often considered to be connected with Proto-Germanic *liƀan or *liƀan ("to leave"), with the implicit meaning that "two is left" after having already counted to ten. (wikipedia.org)
  • word
  • The word "twelve" is the largest number with a single-syllable name in English. (wikipedia.org)
  • The usual ordinal form is "twelfth" but "dozenth" or "duodecimal" (from the Latin word) is also used in some contexts, particularly base-12 numeration. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • City Hall doesn't have any front-step nuptials planned today, but Rickhoff still expects a larger-than-usual number of Dec. 12 weddings this year. (mysanantonio.com)
  • public
  • In the Bible the significance of the number 12 is that it represents divine authority and appointment," Wagner-Krankel says, noting 12 is found more than 180 times in the Bible, including the number of Jesus' apostles and his age when he first appeared to the public. (mysanantonio.com)