Sev"en*teenth` (?), a. [From Seventeen: cf. AS. seofonteo&edh;a, seofonteoge&edh;a.]

1.

Next in order after the sixteenth; coming after sixteen others.

In . . . the seventeenth day of the month . . . were all the fountains of the great deep broken up. Gen. vii. 11.

2.

Constituting or being one of seventeen equal parts into which anything is divided.

 

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Sev"en*teenth` (?), n.

1.

The next in order after the sixteenth; one coming after sixteen others.

2.

The quotient of a unit divided by seventeen; one of seventeen equal parts or divisions of one whole.

3. Mus.

An interval of two octaves and a third.

 

© Webster 1913.

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