Hundred

  • 1 hundred — (n.) O.E. hundred the number of 100, a counting of 100, from W.Gmc. *hundrath (Cf. O.N. hundrað, Ger. hundert), first element is P.Gmc. *hunda hundred (Cf. Goth. hund, O.H.G. hunt), from PIE *kmtom hundred (Cf. Skt. satam, Avestan satem …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 2 Hundred — Hun dred (h[u^]n dr[e^]d), n. [OE. hundred, AS. hundred a territorial division; hund hundred + a word akin to Goth. ga ra[thorn]jan to count, L. ratio reckoning, account; akin to OS. hunderod, hund, D. hondred, G. hundert, OHG. also hunt, Icel.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Hundred — might be:* Hundred (word), a word typically meaning the number 100 * Hundred (administrative division), a mostly obsolete geographic subdivision used for administrative purposes * Hundred Days, aka Waterloo Campaign * Hundred, West Virginia *… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 Hundred — Hundred, WV U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 344 Housing Units (2000): 178 Land area (2000): 0.467541 sq. miles (1.210925 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.467541 sq. miles (1.210925 …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 5 Hundred, WV — U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 344 Housing Units (2000): 178 Land area (2000): 0.467541 sq. miles (1.210925 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.467541 sq. miles (1.210925 sq. km)… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 6 hundred — ► CARDINAL NUMBER 1) ten more than ninety; 100. (Roman numeral: c or C.) 2) (hundreds) informal an unspecified large number. 3) used to express whole hours in the twenty four hour system. ► NOUN Brit. historical ▪ a subdivision o …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Hundred — Hun dred, a. Ten times ten; five score; as, a hundred dollars. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 hundred — A political subdivision in old England. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. hundred A political subdivision in old England …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 Hundred — (spr. Höndr d), 1) Landesabtheilung der Angelsachsen in England; 2) eine 100 Grundeigenthümer umfassende, von Alfred in der Gerichtsbarkeit gemachte Gauabtheilung; die H. war wieder in zehn. Thitinge (decimae) eingetheilt; mehre Hundreds bildeten …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Hundred — (»Hundertschaft«), bei den Angelsachsen eine Unterabteilung des Gaues (s. Gau) oder der Grafschaft (shire), entsprach der fränkischen Hundertschaft; dann (hundretum, hundreta) die Versammlung der freien Männer aus einem solchen Bezirk, die zur… …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Hundred — Hundred, Hundertschaft, in der angelsächs. Zeit eine Abteilung der Grafschaft (shire); dann auch die monatliche Versammlung der freien Männer eines solchen Landesbezirks zu Zwecken der Gerichtsbarkeit …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Hundred — (engl. höndrd), das alemannische Huntari, s. Cent …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13 hundred — [hun′drəd; ] often [, hun′dərd] n. [ME < OE, akin to OS hunderod, ON hundrath < PGmc base * hund , 100 (< IE base * kṃto > Gr hekaton, L centum: see CENT1, SATEM) + * rath , to count (> Goth rathjan) < IE base * rē : see REASON] …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 hundred — /hun drid/, n., pl. hundreds, (as after a numeral) hundred, adj. n. 1. a cardinal number, ten times ten. 2. a symbol for this number, as 100 or C. 3. a set of this many persons or things: a hundred of the men. 4. hundreds, a number between 100… …

    Universalium

  • 15 hundred — hun|dred [ˈhʌndrıd] number, n plural hundred or hundreds [: Old English;] 1.) the number 100 ▪ The tree was probably a hundred years old. two/three/four etc hundred ▪ I make nine hundred dollars a week. ▪ a journey of 15 hundred miles hundreds of …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 Hundred — « Hundred » redirige ici. Pour le jeu, voir Hundred (jeu). Un hundred est une subdivision géographique en usage en Angleterre, au Danemark et en Australie Méridionale, ainsi qu en diverses parties des États Unis, de l Allemagne… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 17 hundred — I UK [ˈhʌndrəd] / US number ** 1) the number 100 2) hundreds of or a hundred a very large number or amount of people or things We received hundreds of applications for the job. • a/one hundred per cent completely I m not a hundred per cent… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 hundred — hun|dred1 [ hʌndrəd ] number ** 1. ) the number 100 2. ) hundreds or a hundred a very large number or amount of people or things: We received hundreds of applications for the job. a/one hundred percent completely: I m not a hundred percent… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 hundred — [[t]hʌ̱ndrəd[/t]] ♦ hundreds (The plural form is hundred after a number, or after a word or expression referring to a number, such as several or a few .) 1) NUM: usu a/num NUM A hundred or one hundred is the number 100. According to one official… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 hundred — /ˈhʌndrəd / (say hundruhd) noun (plural hundreds, as after a numeral, hundred) 1. a cardinal number, ten times ten. 2. a symbol for this number, as 100 or C. 3. (formerly) an administrative division of an English county. 4. Pilates an exercise in …

    Australian English dictionary