Definition of "twentieths" [twentieths]

  • (noun) Plural form of twentieth.

Use "twentieths" in a sentence

  • "In the Limousin the luckless creature had a special disadvantage, for here the collector of the _taille_ had also to collect the twentieths, and the twentieths were a tax for which even the privileged classes were liable."
  • "Hilaire Belloc estimated that nineteen-twentieths of the people in England owned no productive property."
  • "It is most deplorable that, in nineteen-twentieths of"

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