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Synonyms for eighteenth

position 18 in a countable series of things

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coming next after the seventeenth in position


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and members of his family, traced among the branches of a weeping willow with other sentimentalities invented by royalism during the Terror,--in spite of his ruins, the chevalier, trimming his beard before a shabby old toilet-table, draped with trumpery lace, exhaled an essence of the eighteenth century.
If, in place of the characteristic monuments which we have just described, we examine the general aspect of art from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, we notice the same phenomena of decay and phthisis.
In Dryden, and his followers through the eighteenth century, we see the reaction against the exuberance and irregularity of that prose, no longer justified by power, but cognizable rather as bad taste.
Caprona has always been considered a more or less mythical land, though it is vouched for by an eminent navigator of the eighteenth century; but Bowen's narrative made it seem very real, however many miles of trackless ocean lay between us and it.
When at last they reached the eighteenth green, he hold a wonderful curly putt for the hole and the match.
On the eighteenth the directors meet, and, instead of the customary dividend, a double dividend will be declared.
This work is of comparatively recent execution: it dates from the eighteenth century only, and reveals the corrupt taste of the period in every part of it.
In the autumn of 1866 I was a private soldier of the Eighteenth Infantry.
After closely examining the dial and observing that it was nearly twelve o'clock, I opened it at the back and was interested to observe an inner case of ivory, upon which was painted a miniature portrait in that exquisite and delicate manner which was in vogue during the eighteenth century.
With the introduction of machinery and the factory system in the latter part of the eighteenth century, the great mass of the working people was separated from the land.
A coat with capes worn by ladies in the eighteenth century for riding.
On October eighteenth, Patrick Grayfur departed for that bourne whence no traveller returns.
At the close of the eighteenth century Herschel, armed with a powerful telescope, considerably reduced the preceding measurements.