KJV Dictionary Definition: hundred


HUND'RED, a. L. centum. Denoting the product of ten multiplied by ten, or the number of ten times ten; as a hundred men.

HUND'RED, n. A collection, body or sum, consisting of ten times ten individuals or units; the number 100.

1. A division or part of a county in England, supposed to have originally contained a hundred families,or a hundred warriors, or a hundred manors. But as the word denotes primarily a circuit or division, it is not certin that Alfred's divisions had any reference to that number.