"fourth" Definition

  1. or FOURTH COURT, the court appropriated to the waterclosets at Cambridge; from its really being No. 4 at Trinity College. A man leaving his room to go to the FOURTH COURT, writes on his door, in algebraic notation, GONE^4, which expresses the Cambridge slang phrase, “gone to the FOURTH.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1331 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: fourth estate, fox, foxed, foxing, foxy, fox’s sleep, frapping, free fight, free-and-easy, freeman’s quay
Previous words in the dictionary: four-eyes, four-and-nine, four kings, foul riding, foul, fou, forty-twa, forty winks, forty guts, forty foot

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