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Definition of Twelfth


  1. Next in order after the eleventh; coming after eleven others; -- the ordinal of twelve.
  2. Consisting, or being one of, twelve equal parts into which anything is divided.
  3. The quotient of a unit divided by twelve; one of twelve equal parts of one whole.
  4. The next in order after the eleventh.
  5. An interval comprising an octave and a fifth.

Twelfth Quotations

Totalitarianism is feudalism in the twelfth century sense of the word.
Barbara Amiel

If people suspect their Cattle Bewitched, if they be great Cattle, make the twelfth house their ascendant, and the eleventh their twelfth house, and vary your Rules with Judgment.
William Lilly

I believe that 99 percent of successful TV shows change an immense amount from the pilot to the tenth or twelfth episode.
Bill Lawrence

As an actress and comedienne, I'm a huge fan of he theatre and the Tricycle in Kilburn is my favourite in London. I dragged my kids to a performance of 'Twelfth Night' there, where they handed out pizza. Who knew that all it takes to get children interested in Shakespeare is a snack?
Arabella Weir

I think by the time I was born, my parents had pretty well run the gauntlet with their kids. The novelty had kind of worn off by the time the twelfth child was born. I was lucky to get fed and changed, picked up and taken to school.
Owen Hart
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Twelfth Translations

twelfth in Swedish is tolfte
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