Fourteenth
Fourteenth Four"teenth`, n. 1. One of fourteen equal parts into which one whole may be divided; the quotient of a unit divided by fourteen. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) The octave of the seventh. [1913 Webster]

3. One next after the thirteenth in a series. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fourteenth — Four teenth , a. [Cf. OE. fourtende, fourtethe, AS. fe[ o]werteo[eth]a.] 1. Next in order after the thirteenth; as, the fourteenth day of the month. [1913 Webster] 2. Making or constituting one of fourteen equal parts into which anything may be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fourteenth — [fôr′tēnth′] adj. [ME fourtenthe, altered (after FOURTEEN) < OE feowerteotha] 1. preceded by thirteen others in a series; 14th 2. designating any of the fourteen equal parts of something n. 1. the one following the thirteenth 2. any of the… …   English World dictionary

  • fourteenth — O.E. feowerteoða (see FOURTEEN (Cf. fourteen)) + TH (Cf. th) (1)). Cf. Du. veertiende, Ger. vierzehnte …   Etymology dictionary

  • fourteenth — /fawr teenth , fohr /, adj. 1. next after the thirteenth; being the ordinal number for 14. 2. being one of 14 equal parts. n. 3. a fourteenth part, esp. of one (1/14). 4. the fourteenth member of a series. [bef. 900; ME fourtenthe, OE… …   Universalium

  • fourteenth — UK [ˌfɔː(r)ˈtiːnθ] / US [fɔrˈtɪnθ] number 1) in the place or position counted as number 14 It s Rosie s fourteenth birthday on Saturday. 2) one of 14 equal parts of something A pound is a fourteenth of a stone …   English dictionary

  • fourteenth — four•teenth [[t]ˈfɔrˈtinθ, ˈfoʊr [/t]] adj. 1) next after the thirteenth; being the ordinal number for 14 2) being one of 14 equal parts 3) a fourteenth part, esp. of one (1/14) 4) the fourteenth member of a series • Etymology: bef. 900; ME… …   From formal English to slang

  • fourteenth — /fɔˈtinθ/ (say faw teenth) adjective 1. next after the thirteenth. 2. being one of fourteen equal parts. –noun 3. a fourteenth part, especially of one (¹⁄₁₄). 4. the fourteenth member of a series …   Australian English dictionary

  • fourteenth — 1. adjective /ˌfɔːˈtiːnθ,ˌfɔɹˈtiːnθ/ The ordinal form of the number fourteen. 2. noun /ˌfɔːˈtiːnθ,ˌfɔɹˈtiːnθ/ a) The person or thing in the fourteenth position. b) One of fourteen equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • fourteenth — four|teenth [ fɔr tinθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number 14: It s Consuelo s fourteenth birthday on Saturday. 2. ) one of 14 equal parts of something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fourteenth — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)ti͟ːnθ[/t]] ♦♦ ORD The fourteenth item in a series is the one that you count as number fourteen …   English dictionary

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