Definition of Thirteenth

1. Noun. Position 13 in a countable series of things.

Generic synonyms: Rank



2. Adjective. Coming next after the twelfth in position.
Exact synonyms: 13th
Similar to: Ordinal

Definition of Thirteenth

1. a. Next in order after the twelfth; the third after the tenth; -- the ordinal of thirteen; as, the thirteenth day of the month.

2. n. The quotient of a unit divided by thirteen; one of thirteen equal parts into which anything is divided.

Definition of Thirteenth

1. Adjective. The ordinal form of the number thirteen. ¹

2. Noun. The person or thing in the thirteenth position. ¹

3. Noun. One of thirteen equal parts of a whole. ¹

4. Noun. (music) The interval comprising an octave and a sixth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thirteenth

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thirteenth

thirsting
thirstland
thirstless
thirsts
thirsty
thirsty(p)
thirsty work
thirteen
thirteen hundred
thirteenfold
thirteenish
thirteenness
thirteenpence
thirteenpenny
thirteens
thirteenth (current term)
thirteenthly
thirteenths
thirties
thirtieth
thirtiethly
thirtieths
thirty
thirty-eight
thirty-eighth
thirty-fifth
thirty-first
thirty-five
thirty-four
thirty-fourth

Literary usage of Thirteenth

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1891)
"And this transfer was thoroughly effected in the thirteenth century. ... But in the thirteenth century it is not the monasteries but the universities that ..."

2. The Philosophical Review by Sage School of Philosophy, Cunningham, Gustavus Watts, 1881-, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Jacob Gould Schurman (1897)
"Both these results have an obvious bearing on recent controversy with regard to emotion. DAVID IRONS. Dante and Catholic Philosophy in the thirteenth ..."

3. History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages: Der Wendepunkt der Renaissance by Woldemar von Seidlitz, Ferdinand Gregorovius, Annie Hamilton (1906)
"IN the thirteenth century knowledge triumphed over barbarism and already assumed an ... The achievements of the intellect of the thirteenth century had ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1872)
"General Disaffection towards the See of Rome in the thirteenth Century — Progress ... This is the second instance which the thirteenth cen tury presents of ..."

5. Philosophy and Civilization in the Middle Ages by Maurice Wulf (1922)
"Influence of thirteenth century philosophical systems on later thought in the ... The unifying ideas of the thirteenth century had disappeared by the middle ..."

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