TENTH, a. [from ten.] The ordinal of ten; the first after the ninth.

TENTH, n. The tenth part.

1. Tithe; the tenth part of annual produce or increase. The tenth of income is payable to the clergy in England, as it was to the priests among the Israelites.

2. In music, the octave of the third; an interval comprehending nine conjoint degrees, or ten sounds, diatonically divided.