Definition of third
What does the word third mean?
part of speech: adjective, noun
Next after second, whence thirdly adv.; t. ESTATE, t. PERSON, t. of EXCHANGE; t.-class, -rate, (loosely) inferior, poor; (Crick.) t. man, (place of) fielder diagonally behind point away from wicket; one of three equal divisions of a whole; sixtieth of a second of time or angular measurement; (Mus.) (interval between a tone and) next tone but one, consonance of a tone& its t.; (pl.) t. part of husband\'s personal property, going to widow in certain cases. [old English]