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eighty-fifth

[ey-tee-fifth] /ˈeɪ tiˈfɪfθ/
adjective
1.
next after the eighty-fourth; being the ordinal number for 85.
2.
being one of 85 equal parts.
noun
3.
an eighty-fifth part, especially of one (1/85).
4.
the eighty-fifth member of a series.
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  • She died in 1850, in her eighty-fifth year, preserving her beauty and freshness in a marvelous degree.

    Great Singers, First Series George T. Ferris
  • These belonged to the eighty-fifth and Thirty-second Regiments.

    Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2) William Henry Atherton
  • By an interesting coincidence he also, in his eighty-fifth year, wrote his very last poem upon it.

    Whittier-land Samuel T. Pickard
  • She had completed in the preceding December her eighty-fifth year.

  • There was a third call in eighty days, and on the eighty-fifth a peremptory call.

    Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman
  • In any case, a warm-blooded mammal in the eighty-fifth parallel!

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • Here was posted the eighty-fifth Regiment of the British army, which was forced back by the first fire toward their main camp.

    The Battle of New Orleans Zachary F. Smith
  • The elder Browning had almost completed his eighty-fifth year.

    Robert Browning Edward Dowden
  • On the 1st of March he reached his eighty-fifth year, and his wife Emma her fifty-fourth.

    Wilford Woodruff Matthias F. Cowley
  • Mr. Irving tells a similar story of him in his eighty-fifth year.

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