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Definition of Fifteenth


  1. Next in order after the fourteenth; -- the ordinal of fifteen.
  2. Consisting of one of fifteen equal parts or divisions of a thing.
  3. One of fifteen equal parts or divisions; the quotient of a unit divided by fifteen.
  4. A species of tax upon personal property formerly laid on towns, boroughs, etc., in England, being one fifteenth part of what the personal property in each town, etc., had been valued at.
  5. A stop in an organ tuned two octaves above the diaposon.
  6. An interval consisting of two octaves.

Fifteenth Quotations

The Renaissance of the fifteenth century was, in many things, great rather by what it designed then by what it achieved.
Walter Pater

You know, sometimes if you work - if you do a lot of takes and you work long hours, for me, at least, there is a delirium that starts kicking in on the fifteenth hour, and that can help. Below the just thirteenth hour is where I have a concern, because everybody's so tired.
Zach Galifianakis

I adore my apartment in New York. It was a ballroom that I remade, so it's like a loft but done by Louis the Fifteenth.
Joan Rivers

We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries.
H. G. Wells

And so by the fifteenth century, on October 8, the Europeans were looking for a new place to try to get to, and they came up with a new concept: the West.
Dave Barry
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Fifteenth Translations

fifteenth in Italian is quindicesimo
fifteenth in Spanish is decimoquinto
fifteenth in Swedish is femtonde
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