Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

One of nine equal parts.

Part of speech: adjective

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

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Usage examples "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", Paul P. de La Gironière.
  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", 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", Robert Gordon Latham.