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quantity

noun abundance, aggregate, allotment, amount, amplitude, apportionment, batch, bulk, bunch, crowd, fullness, heap, host, large number, legion, lot, mass, measure, measurement, mess, muchness, multiplicity, multitude, multitudinousness, myriads, number, numerus, pack, plenty, portion, profusion, quantitas, quantum, store, sum, sum total, supply, totality, volume
See also: bulk, collection, conglomeration, corpus, extent, item, measurement, part, portion, quota, ration, selection, unit

QUANTITY, pleading. That which is susceptible of measure.
     2. It is a general rule that, when the declaration alleges an injury to goods and chattels, or any contract relating to them, their quantity should be stated. Gould on Pl. c. 4, Sec. 35. And in actions for the recovery of real estate, the quantity of the land should be specified. Bract. 431, a; 11 Co. 25 b, 55 a; Doct. Pl. 85, 86; 1 East, R. 441; 8 East, R. 357; 13 East, R. 102; Steph. Pl. 314, 315.

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Thompson got the nod over other minor-league candidates such as Edwin Jackson because the Diamondbacks' lineup is stacked with dangerous left-handed hitters to whom Thompson largely will be an unknown quantity.
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