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fifteenth


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fifteenth  \Fif"teenth`\,  a.  [OE.  fiftenthe  cf  fiftethe  AS 
  f[=i]fte[=o][eth]a.  See  {Fifteen}.] 
  1.  Next  in  order  after  the  fourteenth;  --  the  ordinal  of 
  fifteen. 
 
  2.  Consisting  of  one  of  fifteen  equal  parts  or  divisions  of  a 
  thing 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fifteenth  \Fif"teenth`\,  n. 
  1.  One  of  fifteen  equal  parts  or  divisions;  the  quotient  of  a 
  unit  divided  by  fifteen. 
 
  2.  A  species  of  tax  upon  personal  property  formerly  laid  on 
  towns,  boroughs,  etc.,  in  England,  being  one  fifteenth 
  part  of  what  the  personal  property  in  each  town,  etc.,  had 
  been  valued  at  --Burrill. 
 
  3.  (Mus.) 
  a  A  stop  in  an  organ  tuned  two  octaves  above  the 
  diaposon. 
  b  An  interval  consisting  of  two  octaves. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fifteenth 
  adj  :  coming  next  after  the  fourteenth  and  just  before  the 
  sixteenth  in  position  [syn:  {15th}] 
  n  :  position  15  in  a  countable  series  of  things 




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