Examples from the Web for seventeenth
On the short seventeenth, his tee shot stopped six feet from the pin.
And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.The Story of Noah's Ark From the Bible’s Book of Genesis|The Daily Beast|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The regional frictions transplanted from England in the seventeenth century are still alive.
We might usefully begin by repealing the Seventeenth Amendment and returning the selection of Senators to the state legislatures.
Then in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as the cultivation of science became more general, royal academies were founded.
Still unfinished, the Turkish conquest having interrupted its progress, with all other in the seventeenth century.
During the seventeenth century Indian money (wampum) was much used by the colonists, especially in their trade with the Indians.
Long after dusk on the evening of the seventeenth it was found that the gates were open and that the keys had disappeared.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Another French gambist of distinction in the seventeenth century was Antoine Forqueray.The Violoncello and Its History|Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
British Dictionary definitions for seventeenth
- coming after the sixteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of seventeen: often written 17th
- (as noun)the ship docks on the seventeenth
- one of 17 approximately equal parts of something
- (as modifier)a seventeenth part