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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - (in enumerating something, such as topics or points of discussion) in the place after ninth.

Usage examples (5)
  • The preacher laid out his subject under a great many heads, firstly, secondly, thirdly, up to tenthly.
  • For tenthly he goes in quest of food.
  • For "firstly, secondly", etc., "- e" is added to the number, as "unue", firstly; "kvine", fifthly; "deke", tenthly.
  • "As thus: -- first, a shield of brawn with mustard; secondly, a boyl'd capon; thirdly, a boyl'd piece of beef; fourthly, a chine of beef rosted; fifthly, a neat's tongue... for more
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