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fifty-first

[fif-tee-furst] /ˈfɪf tiˈfɜrst/
adjective
1.
next after the fiftieth; being the ordinal number for 51.
2.
being one of 51 equal parts.
noun
3.
a fifty-first part, especially of one (1/51).
4.
the fifty-first member of a series.
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  • Even in South Staffordshire, where the mines are comparatively wholesome, few men reach their fifty-first year.

  • Hoppner died on the 23d January 1810, in the fifty-first year of his age.

    Art in England Dutton Cook
  • Sick of the equatorial fever, or of chagrin from failure, Drake died off Porto Bello in the fifty-first year of his age.

    Vikings of the Pacific Agnes C. Laut
  • He died in 1769, in the fifty-first year of his ministry, aged 73.

  • The latter portion he achieved in three volumes more, which he gave to the world on his fifty-first birthday, in 1788.

    Gibbon James Cotter Morison
  • Then they had gone to the corner of fifty-first and Madison and looked for nothing.

    A World by the Tale Gordon Randall Garrett
  • On the 8th of May 1794, the guillotine did its work; and in his fifty-first year Lavoisier "joined the majority."

    Heroes of Science M. M. Pattison Muir
  • And here it is, saying itself for the fifty-first time in my Journal.

    The Legacy of Cain Wilkie Collins
  • I had a touch of it last winter when the fifty-first boys went off, and I came very near going along with them, too.

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