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fourth

(fôrth)
adj.
1. Coming after third, as in order, place, rank, time, or quality.
2. Being the digit that is next to and on the outermost side of the third digit, as on a foot.

fourth n.
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These belong to the fourth of those classes, and partake, in some measure, of the nature of the last.
though you do not recognize) a Fourth Dimension, which is not colour nor brightness nor anything of the kind, but a true Dimension, although I cannot point out to you its direction, nor can you possibly measure it.
But,' said the Medical Man, staring hard at a coal in the fire, `if Time is really only a fourth dimension of Space, why is it, and why has it always been, regarded as something different?
The Fourth arrived, and punctual Paul Came, with his legal friend, at noon.
The fourth is the Lacedaemonian; and this, in few words, is nothing more than an hereditary generalship: and in these particulars they differ from each other.
In 1855, Brun-Rollet, a native of Savoy, appointed consul for Sardinia in Eastern Soudan, to take the place of Vaudey, who had just died, set out from Karthoum, and, under the name of Yacoub the merchant, trading in gums and ivory, got as far as Belenia, beyond the fourth degree, but had to return in ill-health to Karthoum, where he died in 1857.
The fourth move after the victory of the Black Odwar found Gahan upon U-Dor's fourth; an Orange Panthan was on the adjoining square diagonally to his right and the only opposing piece that could engage him other than U-Dor himself.
Charlotta the Fourth had blossomed out into young ladyhood.
You must often have heard him talk about fourth and fifth acts-- you must have seen rehearsals, and all the rest of it.
Then the Lion took his stand in front of the carcass and pronounced judgment: The first quarter is for me in my capacity as King of Beasts; the second is mine as arbiter; another share comes to me for my part in the chase; and as for the fourth quarter, well, as for that, I should like to see which of you will dare to lay a paw upon it.
The advice of the fourth was that the columns of the capitol be rubbed with oil of dog by a person having a moustache on the calf of his leg.
I resolutely cut out music as impossible, settled down in my bedroom, and tackled my second, third, and fourth choices simultaneously.

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