Definition of "twentieths" [twentieths]

  • Plural form of twentieth. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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"