“What time is it?” “It's twelve.”
I have lunch at twelve.
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First Known Use of twelve
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
History and Etymology for twelve
Middle English, from Old English twelf; akin to Old High German zwelif twelve, Old English twā two, -leofan (as in endleofan eleven) — more at two, eleven