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Meaning of TWELFTH

Pronunciation:  twelfth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  position 12 in a countable series of things
  2. [adj]  coming next after the eleventh and just before the thirteenth in position
 

TWELFTH is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: 12th, ordinal
 
 See Also: rank

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Twelfth\, a. [For twelft, OE. twelfte, AS. twelfta. See
    {Twelve}.]
    1. Next in order after the eleventh; coming after eleven
       others; -- the ordinal of twelve.
    
    2. Consisting, or being one of, twelve equal parts into which
       anything is divided.
    
    
  2. \Twelfth\, n.
    1. The quotient of a unit divided by twelve; one of twelve
       equal parts of one whole.
    
    2. The next in order after the eleventh.
    
    3. (Mus.) An interval comprising an octave and a fifth.
    
    
 

 

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