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twelfth


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twelfth  \Twelfth\,  a.  [For  twelft,  OE  twelfte,  AS  twelfta.  See 
  {Twelve}.] 
  1.  Next  in  order  after  the  eleventh;  coming  after  eleven 
  others  --  the  ordinal  of  twelve. 
 
  2.  Consisting,  or  being  one  of  twelve  equal  parts  into  which 
  anything  is  divided. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twelfth  \Twelfth\,  n. 
  1.  The  quotient  of  a  unit  divided  by  twelve;  one  of  twelve 
  equal  parts  of  one  whole. 
 
  2.  The  next  in  order  after  the  eleventh. 
 
  3.  (Mus.)  An  interval  comprising  an  octave  and  a  fifth 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  twelfth 
  adj  :  coming  next  after  the  eleventh  and  just  before  the 
  thirteenth  in  position  [syn:  {12th}] 
  n  :  position  12  in  a  countable  series  of  things 




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