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

  Thousand \Thou"sand\, n. [OE. [thorn]ousend, [thorn]usend, AS.
     [thorn][=u]send; akin to OS. th[=u]sundig, th[=u]sind,
     OFries. thusend, D. duizend, G. tausend, OHG. t[=u]sunt,
     d[=u]sunt, Icel. [thorn][=u]sund, [thorn][=u]shund, Sw.
     tusen, Dan. tusind, Goth. [thorn][=u]sundi, Lith. tukstantis,
     Russ. tuisiacha; of uncertain origin.]
     1. The number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting
        of ten times one hundred units or objects.
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     2. Hence, indefinitely, a great number.
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              A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand
              at thy right hand.                    --Ps. xci. 7.
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     Note: The word thousand often takes a plural form. See the
           Note under Hundred.
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     3. A symbol representing one thousand units; as, 1,000, M or
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thousand \Thou"sand\, a.
     1. Consisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred.
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     2. Hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely.
        "Perplexed with a thousand cares." --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units
             [syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k]
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn:
           thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad,
           G, grand, thou, yard]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  58 Moby Thesaurus words for "thousand":
     G, M, a billion, a crore, a lakh, a million, a myriad, a nonillion,
     a quadrillion, a thousand, a zillion, billion, chiliad, chiliagon,
     chiliahedron, chiliarch, chiliarchia, considerable, ever so many,
     full many, gobs, grand, heap, heaped-up, jillion, kilo, kilocycle,
     kilogram, kilohertz, kiloliter, kilometer, lakh, loads, many,
     millennium, millepede, milligram, milliliter, million,
     multifarious, multifold, multiple, multitudinal, multitudinous,
     myriad, no few, not a few, numerous, one hundred thousand, oodles,
     quantities, quite some, ten thousand, thou, trillion, very many,
     yard, zillion

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