TWELFTH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TWELFTH
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 a.  coming next after the eleventh and just before the thirteenth in position
 n.  one part in twelve equal parts
Classic Sentence:
1  Boxer's twelfth birthday was due in the late summer of the following year.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
2  His twelfth birthday was approaching.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
3  Given at our palace at Belfaborac, the twelfth day of the ninety-first moon of our reign.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
4  On the twelfth of July, on the eve of that action, there was a heavy storm of rain and hail.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  He received a twelfth of the money.
2  The former champion went down to a hammer-blow in the twelfth round.
3  The twelfth in a set or sequence.
4  The first British attempt to colonize Ireland was in the twelfth century.