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Definition of "fourth part" [fourth part]

  • One of four equal parts (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "fourth part" in a sentence
  • "On opening this package, which Montgomery now produced, we found it to contain a duplicate of Mr Curtis's will, executed in due form, by which he bestowed upon Eliza, whom he acknowledged and named in it as his natural daughter, one fourth part of his entire property, which consisted principally in houses in the city of New Orleans, estimated in the will to be worth some two hundred thousand dollars."
  • "The fourth part of my plan will be to help bring businesses back to our inner-cities."
  • "In the fourth part of the Constitutions general directions had been laid down concerning studies, but there was as yet no defininte, detailed, and universal system of education, the plans of study drawn up by Fathers"
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