twenty-second

adjective

Definition of twenty-second

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 22 in a countable series the twenty-second day — see Table of Numbers
2 : being one of 22 equal parts into which something is divisible a twenty-second share of the money

twenty-second

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Definition of twenty-second (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 22 in a countable series the twenty-second of the month
2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 22 : one of 22 equal parts of something one twenty-second of the total
3 Twenty-second : an organ stop of 1′ pitch

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