eighth

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English[edit]

English numbers
80
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : eight
    Ordinal : eighth
    Multiplier : octuple

Etymology[edit]

Old English eahtoþa, from Proto-Germanic *ahtudô.

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Adjective[edit]

eighth

  1. The ordinal form of the number eight.

Synonyms[edit]

  • 8th, 8th; (in names of monarchs and popes) VIII

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Noun[edit]

eighth ‎(plural eighths)

  1. (eighth ones is used for the plural) The person or thing in the eighth position.
  2. One of eight equal parts of a whole.
  3. (slang) An "eighth" of an ounce equalling approximately 3.5 grams in marijuana or other drugs.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (person or thing in the eighth position): eighth one
  • (One of eight equal parts): , henry (for an eighth of an ounce of marijuana in the UK)

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