[twen-tee-eytth, -eyth, twuhn-]
- next after the twenty-seventh; being the ordinal number for 28.
- being one of 28 equal parts.
- a twenty-eighth part, especially of one (1/28).
- the twenty-eighth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for twenty-eighth
He lost the bet on the twenty-eighth question, when a duplicate birthday turned up.Portrait of the Consummate Con Man
May 17, 2014
So on May 12, 1915, the Twenty-eighth Division was sent to the reserve.
On the twenty-eighth of the month this submarine sank the liner Ethiope.
This opened at one o'clock, on the afternoon of the twenty-eighth of December.A Nest of Spies
At Twenty-eighth Street they jerked the check-string and the driver pulled up.Shoulder-Straps
He had himself meant to ride to Richmond that idle twenty-eighth.The Long Roll