They learned to use both the decimal and the duodecimal systems (nowadays we use only the decimal system, which is a great pity).
"Ancient Man" by Hendrik Willem van Loon
Three quarters of the Forms bear a duodecimal impress.
"Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development" by Francis Galton
Associated Words: dodecagon, dodecahedral, dodecahedron, duodecimal, duodecimfid, duodecimo, duodecuple, duodenary.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Two possible number systems that have, for purely theoretical reasons, attracted much attention, are the octonary and the duodecimal systems.
"The Number Concept" by Levi Leonard Conant
Elongati sunt enim pilarii novi longitudine pedum fere duodecim.
"The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed." by Matthew Holbeche Bloxam
Then came "the month of roses," as the Persians appropriately style that duodecimal portion of the year.
"She and I, Volume 1" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Duodecim minores glosati Prophetae in uno volumine.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
Duodecimal scale, II, 68.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
A little duodecimal of fairy love divides the desires of your heart and draws one wing down.
"The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance" by Paul Elmer More
Rolpho domi ipse reses pugilos suos duodecim Adilso in subsidium mittit, quorum etiam opera is alioqui vincendus, victoriam obtinuit.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
DUODECIMAL SYSTEM, in numeration, a system of numbers the scale of which is twelve.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Their measures were also duodecimal.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)" by Max Duncker
Parturitio aliquando decem vel duodecim annos post ultimos menses evenit.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Cauda plerumque aequalis, rectricibus duodecim.
"Zoological Illustrations, Volume I" by William Swainson
The sum of his life seemed to be made up of duodecimal fractions.
"A Sovereign Remedy" by Flora Annie Steel