[ UK /fˈɪftiːnθ/ ]
[ US /fɪfˈtinθ/ ]
  1. coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in position
  1. position 15 in a countable series of things
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How To Use fifteenth In A Sentence

  • Aconite root contains about 0.4 per cent. of alkaloid and one-fifteenth of a grain of the alkaloid is a lethal dose. The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology
  • Another glass passed, quietly, as Fifteenth Company followed the scouts down the southeast road and circled away Tom Fynhaven Estate, only to return to the lane bordering the casaran orchards on the south. Alector's Choice
  • The first great European ocean sailors were sent out in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries to explore the world.
  • The technique of stipple goes back to the fifteenth century.
  • Some time in the fifteenth century, clockmakers started to use tightly coiled blades of metal - springs - to power their timepieces, instead of gravity.
  • And on the fifteenth day, when that we had gotten up and washt and eat and drank, the Maid did look unto my bandages; and did consider that I be healed very good, if but that I not to overstrain my body. The Night Land
  • Justly indignant at our folly, for quarrelling is not allowed in his domains, the King laid us under sentence of banishment, decreeing that we should spend the fifteenth night of each month in this dreary forest until a tailor came who could mend the garments we had torn. Folk Tales From Many Lands
  • In the first half of the fifteenth century, Gutierre Diaz de Gámez wrote an account of the deeds of his lord don Pero Nino, count of Buelna.
  • In fifteenth-century Italy, shoemakers created an eroticized platform shoe for women called the chopine. Leora Tanenbaum: Our Stripper Shoes, Ourselves
  • Two fifteenth-century icons set in beaten silver, studded with amethyst and quartz.
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