What does the word thousand mean?

Usage examples for thousand

  1. If I had made away with myself at every turn of ill- luck, I should have been dead a thousand times. – Footsteps of Fate by Louis Couperus
  2. The last ten thousand dollars I had in the world! – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  3. There were a thousand things she wanted to do first. – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various