six, 6, VI, sixer, sise, Captain Hicks, half a dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexad(noun)
the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
The numerical value of half a dozen in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of half a dozen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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I'd say that we're talking to at least half a dozen (customers).
I normally have 15 to 20 dogs for day care, but that's down to half a dozen; people can't get here.
It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear; about two, nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.
There are a half a dozen candidates, plus or minus a little bit, that I would put their names in a hat and draw one out and be really happy as a replacement to the president we have today.
It is hard to overstate the importance of Rome, from Mount Aventine, there are no more than half a dozen major works by Turner left in private hands and this work must rank as one of the very finest.
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