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Words nearby eightieth
Example sentences from the Web for eightieth
It was not till his eightieth year that he made his first acquaintance with Greek literature.
For many years previous to his death he lived at the homestead, dying there in his eightieth year, in the summer of 1912.Our Friend John Burroughs|Clara Barrus
Fancy the Giaour pottering about in his eightieth year, and boasting that he could read small print without spectacles!The Doctor's Wife|M. E. Braddon
With the arrival of his eightieth year, his activity and curiosity of intellect were certainly rather increased than abated.Some Diversions of a Man of Letters|Edmund William Gosse
This is only one eightieth part of the quantity of peat sometimes found on the same area.Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
British Dictionary definitions for eightieth
- being the ordinal number of eighty in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc: often written 80th
- (as noun)the eightieth in succession
- one of 80 approximately equal parts of something
- (as modifier)an eightieth part