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How to use twelfth in a sentence
Black family wealth remains between one-ninth and one-twelfth the level of white family wealth, a shocking disparity.
He also has a best supporting actor nomination for his mincing, lovestruck Olivia in Twelfth Night.
There was much better drag this season—like Mark Rylance [in Twelfth Night].A Tony Voter on Bryan Cranston’s Overrated LBJ, Neil Patrick Harris’s Underwhelming Hedwig|Michael Musto|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Armory Show, located at Twelfth Avenue and 55th Street, will be on display until March 9th and is open from 12pm—7pm daily.10 Works to See at the Armory Show in New York City|Justin Jones|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Editor's note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated Mark Rylance's role in Twelfth Night.10 Best Plays of the Year: Richard III, No Man’s Land, and More|Janice Kaplan|December 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Search with a one-twelfth-inch objective, using very subdued light.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
On the twelfth of the said month it was washed, and a grain of gold weighing scarcely one real obtained.
This statute was continued and altered in subsequent reigns, and not repealed until the twelfth year of Queen Anne.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
A common custom is to "set" every tenth or twelfth hill with two plants.
Bigyns, Beguines; these were members of certain lay sisterhoods in the Low Countries, from the twelfth century onwards.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
British Dictionary definitions for twelfth
- coming after the eleventh in number or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of twelve: often written 12th
- (as noun)the twelfth of the month
- one of 12 equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
- (as modifier)a twelfth part
- an interval of one octave plus a fifth
- one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other
- an organ stop sounding a note one octave and a fifth higher than that normally produced by the key depressed