- n. Plural form of ninth.
“The ninths were a cycle battalion, although they didn't really use their cycles, and like many territorials they replaced regulars based in India.”
“As thousands were killed on both sides in the muddy fields of France during the Somme, the 'ninths' were also pictured playing the 'Kents' at bicycle polo.”
“In Copenhagen, "Instead of driver's education classes, children attend biker's ed in the third and ninths grades, where they learn traffic laws, proper bike etiquette and general agility," according to Campus Progress 'Newman.”
“When the husband died, the wife in 1992 recorded a deed conveying eight-ninths of the property to herself and one-ninth to her daughter.”
“In Copenhagen, "Instead of driver's education classes, children attend biker's ed in the third and ninths grades, where they learn traffic laws, proper bike etiquette and general agility," according to Campus Progress' Newman.”
“Yet the overall harmonies flow so expressively because the little deviations — the viola's minor ninths giving way to the first violin's major ninths, the cello's extroverted cadenza versus the first violin's equally dazzling, but inward one — the little differences seem to be always on the verge of coming together.”
“By 2050 they'll be close to 2 billion people, two-ninths of the world, 20% of the world.”
“An iceberg is one of those great masses of ice where one-ninth of it is above the water where you can see it, and its remaining eight ninths are hidden underwater.”
“That figured to four or five ninths of a chance to get free, depending on the system.”
“Congress legally passing laws the Constitution says in plain English Congress can't pass seems a bit iffy, but I guess five ninths of the Supreme Court can sort that out.”
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