Part of speech: noun

Next in order after the tenth.

Part of speech: adjective

One of eleven equal parts.

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Usage examples "eleventh":

  1. In the eleventh century no other force of equal energy existed. - "The Emancipation of Massachusetts", Brooks Adams.
  2. Moreover, he promised himself that if future events bore too heavily against Wade, he should be saved at the eleventh hour. - "Hidden Gold", Wilder Anthony.
  3. Something had happened during the day to alter the friendly attitude of the banks; they were now politely reluctant, as one of the agents expressed it, which really meant that opposition to the loan had appeared from some unexpected source, as a sort of eleventh hour obstacle. - "The Prince of Graustark", George Barr McCutcheon.