Synonyms for twelfth

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The third mention of this sonnet-story in a play is later still: it is in "Twelfth Night."

They followed him, and on Twelfth Day laid the charter before him.

In the twelfth month of 1792 a convention of reformers was held at Edinburgh.

In the twelfth, a very small bladder, were ten drops of brandy.

In "Twelfth Night," both ladies make the first advances in love.

I have just now been thinking that this is our twelfth Christmas.

He whistled with a "dying fall," like the strain in Twelfth Night.

Twelfth as the second, repeat the first three rows, and re-commence the pattern.

On the twelfth day the father came loaded with meal and meat.

The Macartneys had a dinner-party on the twelfth of January.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English twelfta, cognate with Old Norse tolfti, Old Frisian twelefta, Old High German zwelifto, German zwölfte (see twelve + -th (1)).

Old English twelftan niht "Twelfth Night," the eve of Epiphany, which comes twelve days after Christmas, formerly was a time of merrymaking.

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twelve

adjectivehaving twelve of something
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