Examples from the Web for fortieth
Now, with his fortieth birthday approaching, he decided it was time to retire.
Dr. and Mrs. Burton just celebrated their fortieth wedding anniversary.
Fortieth Street was at least a mile and a half distant, and he had already just returned from a walk in a different direction.Fame and Fortune|Horatio Alger, Jr.
Those lines from the eighteenth to the fortieth ought to be written in blood.A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling
In giving one fortieth part of their yearly income or gains to the poor.Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series|Jacob Abbott
He was in his fortieth year when, in 1842, he published The Bible in Spain.Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860|George Saintsbury
She died in 1816, suddenly, in the fortieth year of her age.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
British Dictionary definitions for fortieth
- being the ordinal number of forty in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc. Often written: 40th
- (as noun)he was the fortieth
- one of 40 approximately equal parts of something
- (as modifier)a fortieth part