- twelvepenny nail,
- twentieth amendment,
- twenty questions,
- twenty thousand leagues under the sea,
Origin of twentieth
Examples from the Web for twentieth
The second lesson is that no one writing before the twentieth century holds a key to our problems.
FoxFaith, established in 2006 by Twentieth Century-Fox, flew under the radar for awhile, and died a quick death.
Beside the fact that they are two of the greatest draughtsmen of the twentieth century.
In 1975, Rüdiger Heim, approaching his twentieth birthday, decided that he had to see his father again.
And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.The Story of Noah's Ark From the Bible’s Book of Genesis|The Daily Beast|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The divine arts are too good to be wasted in a twentieth century drawing-room!The Champagne Standard|Mrs. John Lane
Still, he grew calm after embracing Hatteras and Altamont for the twentieth time.The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras|Jules Verne
Unfortunately, the twentieth century, so far, has been primarily concerned with the making of noise rather than music.The Lure of the Pen|Flora Klickmann
They came of good pioneer stock who were tillers of the soil in the seventeenth century and still were in the twentieth.At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed
I had just tucked him in safely for the twentieth time when at 12.30 I heard the throb of an engine.Fanny Goes to War|Pat Beauchamp
- coming after the nineteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of twenty: often written 20th
- (as noun)he left on the twentieth
- one of 20 approximately equal parts of something
- (as modifier)a twentieth part