Examples from the Web for twelfth
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
Yeah, I did a school play, Twelfth Night, and I played Olivia when I was 12 at Bedales School.Alice Eve, the Beautiful New Trekkie, Talks ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’|Marlow Stern|May 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the Dafydd of Scotland came more than a century earlier, being born at the end of the twelfth century.
As the boat glides up to the dock, the ancient castle, built in the twelfth century, is pointed out.Nasby in Exile|David R. Locke
In England, as elsewhere, the growth of the towns was one of the most marked features of the twelfth century.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert
The twelfth day after we had crossed over the river from Luxemburg found us marching into Coblenz.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
In the midst of these immortal five hundred images is that of "Marco Polo," who visited here in the twelfth century.My Trip Around the World|Eleonora Hunt
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
Word Origin for twelfth
Word Origin and History for twelfth
Old English twelftan niht "Twelfth Night," the eve of Epiphany, which comes twelve days after Christmas, formerly was a time of merrymaking.