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eleventy-eleven

eleventy-eleven adj Also eleventeen
Many; an indefinitely large number.
1893 Shands MS Speech, Lebenty-lebem. . . Negro pronunciation for eleventy-eleven, an expression for an indefinitely great number. 1942 Berrey–Van den Bark Amer. Slang 18.6, Indefinite number. Eleventeen. 1985 DARE File cwCA (as of 1950s), When my grandfather (from Nebraska) used to tell stories, he would say there were [ˈlɛbṃtiˈlɛbṃ] horses, or giants, or whatever. We just knew that meant there were plenty.
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