Examples from the Web for sixteenth
Protecting its most valued informant may well explain why it took decades to bring the Sixteenth Street Church bombers to justice.
Was Rowe involved in the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church?
When I compare the position of the reader of to-day with that of his predecessor of the sixteenth century.
On the sixteenth of December a last attempt was made to find the Trouwe.The Golden Book of the Dutch Navigators|Hendrik Willem van Loon
"We knew it was land beyond a doubt on the sixteenth," says Steller.Vikings of the Pacific|Agnes C. Laut
Three months after my birth we "moved" a hundred miles; by my sixteenth year we had made eleven migrations.Tales of the Chesapeake|George Alfred Townsend
The Chateau de Tanlay is a superb relic of a sixteenth century work.Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy|Francis Miltoun
British Dictionary definitions for sixteenth
- coming after the fifteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of sixteen: often written 16th
- (as noun)the sixteenth of the month
- one of 16 equal or nearly equal parts of something
- (as modifier)a sixteenth part
Word Origin and History for sixteenth
early 13c., from sixteen + -th (1); replacing sixtethe, sixteothe, forms based on Old English syxteoða. Cf Old Frisian sextinda, Middle Dutch sestiende, German sechzehnte, Old Norse sextandi. Musical sixteenth note is from 1861.