Decade

Dec"ade

(?), n. [F. dcade, L. decas, -adis, fr. Gr. , fr. de`ka ten. See Ten.] A group or division of ten; esp., a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy.
[Written also decad.]

[1913 Webster]

During this notable decade of years.
Gladstone.

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De*ca"dence

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De*ca"den*cy

(?), } n. [LL. decadentia; L. de- + cadere to fall: cf. F. dcadence. See Decay.] A falling away; decay; deterioration; declension. "The old castle, where the family lived in their decadence." Sir W. Scott.
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