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adjective as in twelve

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Black family wealth remains between one-ninth and one-twelfth the level of white family wealth, a shocking disparity.

He also has a best supporting actor nomination for his mincing, lovestruck Olivia in Twelfth Night.

There was much better drag this season—like Mark Rylance [in Twelfth Night].

The Armory Show, located at Twelfth Avenue and 55th Street, will be on display until March 9th and is open from 12pm—7pm daily.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated Mark Rylance's role in Twelfth Night.

Search with a one-twelfth-inch objective, using very subdued light.

On the twelfth of the said month it was washed, and a grain of gold weighing scarcely one real obtained.

This statute was continued and altered in subsequent reigns, and not repealed until the twelfth year of Queen Anne.

A common custom is to "set" every tenth or twelfth hill with two plants.

Bigyns, Beguines; these were members of certain lay sisterhoods in the Low Countries, from the twelfth century onwards.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twelfth, such as: duodecimal, and duodenary.

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