one-eighth

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Noun1.one-eighth - one part in eight equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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One-eighth of the whole population were colored slaves, not distributed generally over the Union, but localized in the Southern part of it.
About one-eighth of the whole being reserved for the use of the Ti itself, the remainder was divided into numerous smaller packages, which were immediately dispatched in every direction to the remotest parts of the valley.
I will even add, that if we mix it with one-eighth of its own weight of nitrate of potassium, its expansive force is again considerably augmented."