- next after the twelfth; being the ordinal number for 13.
- being one of 13 equal parts.
- a thirteenth part, especially of one (1/13).
- the thirteenth member of a series.
Origin of thirteenth
Examples from the Web for thirteenth
Buffalo ranked tenth in the nation, while Detroit and Pittsburgh ranked twelth and thirteenth, respectively.The Rustbelt Roars Back From the Dead
Joel Kotkin, Richey Piiparinen
December 7, 2014
In The Thirteenth Turn, Shuler does some good, important work.The Twisted History of the Noose
August 27, 2014
Venezuela ranks first in South America and thirteenth globally as an arms buyer, but that hardly translates into security.Venezuela’s Agony: Weak President, Strong Generals, Riots and Cocaine
April 14, 2014
Meanwhile, South Korea is both the thirty-seventh freest country in the world and the thirteenth richest.Is North Korea the Only Alternative?
May 23, 2012
I tried to sneak him into Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth, clearly one of my great triumphs.‘Game Change’ and ‘21 Jump Street’: Screenwriters Danny Strong and Michael Bacall on Writing
Michael Bacall, Danny Strong
March 9, 2012
Norman towers were sometimes capped with spires in the thirteenth century.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
Stricken low in her thirteenth year, she had grown no older in mind.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Lastly, the thirteenth is that of Walnuts, and it is added to compleat the year.The History of Louisiana
Le Page Du Pratz
This was the progress the piano of today had made in the thirteenth century.How the Piano Came to Be
Ellye Howell Glover
It was Sunday, November the thirteenth, and five o'clock in the afternoon.A Nest of Spies
- (usually prenominal)
- coming after the twelfth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of thirteen: often written 13th
- (as noun)Friday the thirteenth