Examples from the Web for eighth
On his eighth try, more than three decades after he went in, the parole board finally voted to release Sam.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Meryl Streep makes an eighth of what Justin Bieber does a year.Justin Bieber Isn’t Even 21, Yet Makes More Money Than Meryl Streep|Amy Zimmerman|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was a beanpole growing up, before gaining 30 pounds after getting her period in eighth grade.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the third circuit they make up just 17 percent of justices, and on the eighth circuit 18 percent.
His ultimate career goal is unchanged as he nears the end of the eighth grade and prepares to begin high school.
Whereat, Lem Saulsbury took the pledge—for the eighth time that year.Superwomen|Albert Payson Terhune
In the eighth place, the electors are balanced against the people in the choice of the President.Congressional Government|Woodrow Wilson
Eighth—Dr. Manley, who attended him in his last sickness, and to whom Paine spoke his last words.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
We found the lake so surrounded by marshes that we could not get within an eighth of a mile of the waters.The Religious Life of the Zui Child|(Mrs.) Tilly E. (Matilda Coxe Evans) Stevenson
For fear, then, you should fancy to burn the eighth, I'll wish you good-evening!In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for eighth
- coming after the seventh and before the ninth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of eight: often written 8th
- (as noun)the eighth in line
- one of eight equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
- (as modifier)an eighth part