thirteenth

Part of speech: noun

Third in order after the tenth.

Part of speech: adjective

One of thirteen equal parts.

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Usage examples "thirteenth":

  1. But the conversation, which I had held on the thirteenth of March with William Dillwyn, continued to make such an impression upon me, that I thought now there could be no occasion for waiting for such a purpose. - "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I", Thomas Clarkson.
  2. And after the thirteenth day King Uther wedded me, and by his commandment when the child was born it was delivered unto Merlin and nourished by him, and so I saw the child never after, nor wot not what is his name, for I knew him never yet. - "Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table", Thomas Malory.
  3. And when will you get the thirteenth bead, and where will he come from? - "The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories", Mary De Morgan.