What does the word ninth mean?

Usage examples for ninth

  1. I lost all hope, and on the ninth day after our arrival the dear boy expired in my arms. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironi√®re
  2. Three regiments of United States troops were immediately ordered to China: the Sixth, Ninth and Fourteenth Infantry then at Manila. – A Soldier in the Philippines by Needom N. Freeman
  3. Before this point comes under consideration we must ask a question already suggested as to the Saxons of the ninth century. – The Ethnology of the British Islands by Robert Gordon Latham