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 for hundred
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. hundra[eth], Dan. hundrede, Sw. hundra, hundrade,
     Goth. hund, Lith. szimtas, Russ. sto, W. cant, Ir. cead, L.
     centum, Gr. "ekato`s, Skr. [,c]ata. [root]309. Cf. Cent,
     Century, Hecatomb, Quintal, and Reason.]
     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.
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              With many hundreds treading on his heels. --Shak.
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     Note: The word hundred, as well as thousand, million, etc.,
           often takes a plural form. We may say hundreds, or many
           hundreds, meaning individual objects or units, but with
           an ordinal numeral adjective in constructions like five
           hundreds, or eight hundreds, it is usually intended to
           consider each hundred as a separate aggregate; as, ten
           hundreds are one thousand.
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     2. A division of a country in England, supposed to have
        originally contained a hundred families, or freemen.
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     Hundred court, a court held for all the inhabitants of a
        hundred. [Eng.] --Blackstone.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hundred \Hun"dred\, a.
     Ten times ten; five score; as, a hundred dollars.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Barony \Bar"o*ny\, n.; pl. Baronies. [OF. baronie, F.
     baronnie, LL. baronia. See Baron.]
     1. The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or
        rank of a baron.
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     2. In Ireland, a territorial division, corresponding nearly
        to the English hundred, and supposed to have been
        originally the district of a native chief. There are 252
        of these baronies. In Scotland, an extensive freehold. It
        may be held by a commoner. --Brande & C.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: being ten more than ninety [syn: hundred, one
             hundred, 100, c]
      n 1: ten 10s [syn: hundred, 100, C, century, one C]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "hundred":
     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

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  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. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  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)
     FIPS code:            39340
     Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
     Location:             39.684187 N, 80.457317 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     26575
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Hundred, WV

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