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Hundred

Hun´dred   Pronunciation: hŭn´drĕd
n.1.The product of ten multiplied by ten, or the number of ten times ten; a collection or sum, consisting of ten times ten units or objects; five score. Also, a symbol representing one hundred units, as 100 or C.
With many hundreds treading on his heels.
- Shak.
2.A division of a country in England, supposed to have originally contained a hundred families, or freemen.
Hundred court
a court held for all the inhabitants of a hundred.
- Blackstone.
a.1.Ten times ten; five score; as, a hundred dollars.
Noun1.Hundredhundred - ten 10s
Synonyms: 100, centred, one C, century, C
Adj.1.hundred - being ten more than ninety
Synonyms: 100, a hundred, c, one hundred

HUNDRED, Eng. law. A district of country originally comprehending one hundred families. In many cases, when an offence is committed within the hundred, the inhabitants tire civilly responsible to the party injured.
     2. This rule was probably borrowed from the nations of German origin, where it was known. Montesq. Esp. des Lois, ]iv. 30, c. 17. It was established by Clotaire, among the Franks. 11 Toull. n. 237.
     3. To make the innocent pay for the guilty, seems to be contrary to the first principles of justice, and can be justified only by necessity. In some of the United States laws have been passed making cities or counties responsible for, the destruction of property by a mob. This can be justified only on the ground that it is the interest of every one that property should be protected, and that it is for the general good such laws should exist.

C, Kreis, archbishopric, archdiocese, arrondissement, bailiwick, bicentenary, bicentennial, bishopric, borough, canton, cental, centare, centenarian, centenary, centennial, centennium, centigram, centimeter, centipede, centistere, centred, centref, centrev, centumvir, centumvirate, centurion, century, city, commune, congressional district, constablewick, county, cwt, departement, diocese, district, duchy, electoral district, electorate, government, gross, hamlet, hecatomb, hundredweight, long hundred, magistracy, metropolis, metropolitan area, oblast, okrug, one C, parish, precinct, principality, province, region, riding, sesquicentenary, sesquicentennial, sheriffalty, sheriffwick, shire, shrievalty, soke, stake, state, tercentenary, tercentennial, territory, town, township, village, wapentake, ward
Browse
Humstrum
Humulin
Humulus
Humulus americanus
Humulus japonicus
Humulus lupulus
Humus
Hun
Hunan
Hunan province
Hunch
hunch forward
hunch over
Hunchback
Hunchbacked
hunched
-- Hundred --
hundred and one
Hundred court
hundred dollar bill
Hundred gemote
hundred thousand
Hundred Years' War
hundred-and-eightieth
hundred-and-fifteenth
hundred-and-fifth
hundred-and-fiftieth
hundred-and-fifty-fifth
hundred-and-first
hundred-and-fortieth
hundred-and-forty-fifth
hundred-and-ninetieth
hundred-and-seventieth
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