twenty-third


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Adj.1.twenty-third - coming next after the twenty-second in positiontwenty-third - coming next after the twenty-second in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
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The first thing I can recollect, an old woman had me in a basket at Broadway and Twenty-third trying to sell me to a fat lady.
There was no string, but I frolicked along with my master to the Twenty-third street ferry.
In the meantime they would all, she trusted, be happily reunited on the twenty-third of the month, which Mr.
Vanstone were coming back on the twenty-third of the month.
"Matthew twenty-third; 13--14 and 23," he wrote; then, with a gesture of impatience, he dropped his pencil and pulled toward him a magazine left on the desk by his wife a few minutes before.
I'll give them work to do, and I'll make them so full of the very joy of doing it that they won't have TIME to look at their neighbors' woodboxes!" And he picked up his sermon notes, tore straight through the sheets, and cast them from him, so that on one side of his chair lay "But woe unto you," and on the other, "scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!" while across the smooth white paper before him his pencil fairly flew--after first drawing one black line through Matthew twenty-third; 13--14 and 23."
Late on the evening of Friday, the twenty-third of June
Lord de Winter had announced her embarkation for the twenty-third, and it was now the morning of the twenty-second.
Tomorrow is the twenty-third, and Buckingham sets sail tomorrow with his fleet."
Summary: This is the twenty-third year of the tournament