EIGHTH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EIGHTH
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
eighth
 n.  position eight in a countable series of things
 a.  coming next after the seventh and just before the ninth in position
Classic Sentence:
1  But on the eighth of August a committee, consisting of Field Marshal Saltykov, Arakcheev, Vyazmitinov, Lopukhin, and Kochubey met to consider the progress of the war.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VI
2  These first days, before the eighth of September when the prisoners were had up for a second examination, were the hardest of all for Pierre.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IX
3  When the troops reached their night's halting place on the eighth of November, the last day of the Krasnoe battles, it was already growing dusk.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER VII
4  He formed a part of the eighth corps of the grand army which Mortier commanded, and which captured Hamburg.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
5  On the eighth day, when he arrived under the windows, there was no light in them.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX—ECLIPSE
6  They counted on the fifty-second regiment, on the fifth, on the eighth, on the thirty-seventh, and on the twentieth light cavalry.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
7  "Well, never mind," answered Caderousse, pouring out a glass of wine for Fernand, and filling his own for the eighth or ninth time, while Danglars had merely sipped his.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
8  Upon the eighth day he discerned a small vessel under full sail approaching Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
9  But you must come a little beforehand, so as to be on the spot by the eighth.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 22
10  In the living-room Vida and Kennicott debated "the value of manual training in grades below the eighth," while Carol sat beside Guy at the dining table, buttering pop-corn.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
11  It were sin to doubt it, maiden," replied Ivanhoe; "and I repose myself on thy skill without further scruple or question, well trusting you will enable me to bear my corslet on the eighth day.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  The palace has been described as the eighth wonder of the world.
2  Between the eighth week of development and birth a human embryo is called a foetus.
3  He is the eighth child in the family.
4  He has rounded into his eighth decade.
5  August is the eighth month in a year.
6  One of the four brightest satellites of Jupiter and the eighth in distance from the planet. Originally sighted by Galileo, it is one of the largest satellites in the solar system.