(also half a dozen)
A set or group of six: a half-dozen slices of smoked salmon
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- Almost a half-dozen were taken to hospital with injuries.
- With Mary Pierce, Martina Hingis and Lindsay Davenport ranked in the top half-dozen, women's doubles is hitting a golden era.
- One day in early December of 1996, Moira and a half-dozen fellow students decided to occupy the school.
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