Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to ninety; being one of ninety equal parts.

Part of speech: noun

One of ninety equal parts of anything.

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Usage examples "ninetieth":

  1. The Ninetieth Winnipeg Rifles, which held the extreme left of the brigade position at the most critical moment, was expelled from the trenches early Friday morning by an emission of poisonous gas, but recovering in three- quarters of an hour it counter- attacked, retook the trenches it had abandoned and bayoneted the enemy. - "America's War for Humanity", Thomas Herbert Russell.
  2. One of these friends, Mrs. Taylorson, is a bedridden saint, a remarkable woman in her ninetieth year, of charming countenance, keen, vigorous intellect, great heart and spiritual vision. - "The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men"", Minnie L. Carpenter.
  3. The pupils of reformatories should never make heads of pins or the ninetieth fraction of a shoe. - "The Moral Instruction of Children", Felix Adler.