twenty-fourth

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Adj.1.twenty-fourth - coming next after the twenty-third in positiontwenty-fourth - coming next after the twenty-third in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
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On the twenty-fourth day of December following we had one man killed, and one wounded, by the Indians, who seemed determined to persecute us for erecting this fortification.
Take the twenty-fourth chapter of the Book of Job, which I am accustomed to quote in my addresses as 'the Bible upon the Beef Trust'; or take the words of Isaiah--or of the Master himself
What date before the twenty-fourth of July will suit you?
Having thus prepared all things as well as I was able, I set sail on the twenty-fourth day of September 1701, at six in the morning; and when I had gone about four-leagues to the northward, the wind being at south-east, at six in the evening I descried a small island, about half a league to the north-west.
On the evening of the twenty-fourth of June, Count Zhilinski arranged a supper for his French friends.
On the twenty-fourth, Alban received a telegram which startled him.
leaving Southampton on the twenty-fourth of this month, you would meet a friend of mine whom I think you would like.
Beginning, then, on Penelope's plan, I beg to mention that I was specially called one Wednesday morning into my lady's own sitting-room, the date being the twenty-fourth of May, Eighteen hundred and forty-eight.