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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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.
Not another word had I heard to enlighten me on the subject of my expectations, and my twenty-third birthday was a week gone.
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.
The case might have been dealt leniently with, but the laws were more harshly administered thirty years ago than now, and on my twenty-third birthday I found myself chained as a felon with thirty-seven other convicts in 'tween-decks of the bark Gloria Scott, bound for Australia.
The Countess Olenska had said "after five"; and at half after the hour Newland Archer rang the bell of the peeling stucco house with a giant wisteria throttling its feeble cast-iron balcony, which she had hired, far down West Twenty-third Street, from the vagabond Medora.
The eldest was in her twenty-third year, the second a year younger, the third a year younger than the second, and the fourth a year younger than the third.
The sonnet on his twenty-third birthday, further, is known to almost every reader of poetry as the best short expression in literature of the dedication of one's life and powers to God.
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.
I WAS now in the twenty-third year of my residence in this island, and was so naturalised to the place and the manner of living, that, could I but have enjoyed the certainty that no savages would come to the place to disturb me, I could have been content to have capitulated for spending the rest of my time there, even to the last moment, till I had laid me down and died, like the old goat in the cave.
I am in the twenty-third year of my life here,' he said, with a catch in his breath that was not so much a sob as an irrepressible sound of self-approval, the momentary outburst of a noble consciousness.