The Fourth


The Fourth
Fourth Fourth, n. 1. One of four equal parts into which one whole may be divided; the quotient of a unit divided by four. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) The interval of two tones and a semitone, embracing four diatonic degrees of the scale; the subdominant of any key. [1913 Webster]

3. One coming next in order after the third. [1913 Webster]

{The Fourth}, specifically, in the United States, the fourth day of July, the anniversary of the declaration of American independence; as, to celebrate the Fourth. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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