from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the eighth place; for or at an eighth time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb As the eighth in order.

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  • adverb In the eighth place; eighth in a row.


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  • Application to Practice, or of things in their relation to man; eighthly, of Preparations for Investigation; and lastly, of the Ascending and Descending Scale of

    The New Organon 2005

  • Romaine_, continued on neat whisky in _quaichs_ and finished on port, liqueurs, champagne and haphazard brandy-and-sodas, whisky-and-sodas, and any old thing that was handy; and eighthly, that he had had a quart of beer instead of the brandy-cocktail for _choti hazri_.

    Driftwood Spars The Stories of a Man, a Boy, a Woman, and Certain Other People Who Strangely Met Upon the Sea of Life Percival Christopher Wren 1913

  • This was a very ostentatious way of reminding the clergyman how long he had preached; but if it were a hint to bring the discourse to an end, it was never heeded; for contemporary historical registers tell of most painfully long sermons, reaching up through long sub-divisions and heads to "twenty-seventhly" and "twenty-eighthly."

    Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle 1881

  • And eighthly, and last, I would retain Zug and schlag, with their pendants, and discard the rest of the vocabulary.

    A Tramp Abroad 1879

  • And eighthly, and last, I would retain ZUG and SCHLAG, with their pendants, and discard the rest of the vocabulary.

    A Tramp Abroad — Volume 07 Mark Twain 1872

  • I have a fifthly, sixthly, seventhly, and eighthly; for I sorely want you, as I approach the close of the tale, but I won't frighten you, so we'll take breath.

    The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 1 (of 3), 1833-1856 Charles Dickens 1841

  • Saracens; fourthly and fifthly, the Ottoman Turks and Venetians; sixthly, the Latin princes of Constantinople -- not to speak seventhly and eighthly of Albanian or Egyptian Ali Pashas, or ninthly, of Joseph Humes and Greek loans, is now, viz., in March, 1844, alive and kicking.

    The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 2 Thomas De Quincey 1822

  • Editions_; and eighthly, for _Books printed in the Black-Letter_.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance Thomas Frognall Dibdin 1811

  • _, remarkable on account of the largeness of its eyes; eighthly, a second species of _Phyllirhoe_, placed by Lamarck among the Heteropodes, to which class it does not, however, belong.

    A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 Otto von Kotzebue 1816


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