ten, noun

Origin:
Elliptical for Section 10.
In the phrases ten one (written 10/1 or 10(1)), ten one a (or 10(1)a), etc.: a. Section 10 sense 1 a. b. Section Tenner, see Section 10. Also attributive.
1979 F. Dike First S. African 10Move out of Langa, but why, I’m a 10/1, and so are my parents. I qualify here.
1982 Voice 20 June 6Is it true that I cannot get a 10(1)a qualification at Bloemfontein as I have no proof that I was born there?
Section 101 a.
Section Tenner, see Section 10. Also attributive.

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