What does the word twelfth mean?

Usage examples for twelfth

  1. Twelfth Corps Harper's Ferry and Sharpsburg. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. This is the twelfth Christmas I've spent at home, and I assure you I quite look forward to it: that's a confession, eh? – The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  3. In this extremity the noble Count Of Rochepierre, commander of the town, Hath made a compact with the enemy, According to old custom, to yield up, On the twelfth day, the city to the foe, Unless, meanwhile, before the town appear A host of magnitude to raise the siege. – The Maid of Orleans A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller