What does the word nineteenth mean?

Usage examples for nineteenth

  1. He told the Faculty that it was the greatest crime of the nineteenth century; and the Faculty told him in very high- class language to go chase himself. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  2. I have endeavoured, in dealing with the master of all English critics in the latter half of the nineteenth century, to " help the reader who wants criticism." – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury