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fifty-second

[fif-tee-sek-uh nd] /ˈfɪf tiˈsɛk ənd/
adjective
1.
next after the fifty-first; being the ordinal number for 52.
2.
being one of 52 equal parts.
noun
3.
a fifty-second part, especially of one (1/52).
4.
the fifty-second member of a series.
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  • Also bringing news that the Tenth and fifty-second Regiments would arrive in a few days!

    Cardigan Robert W. Chambers
  • She had been beautiful, and was beautiful still, though now in her fifty-second year.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • Elizabeth died in the fifty-second year of her age, after a reign of twenty years.

    The Empire of Russia John S. C. Abbott
  • I was in my fifty-second year when I took it up, and in the prime, such as it was, of my powers.

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
  • The color-bearer of the fifty-second Illinois was wounded early in the battle.

  • When this is effected, Mexico will be the fifty-second State of our Union.

  • Anybody'd think, to hear you north siders talk, that fifty-second street was at the uttermost parts of the earth.

    Rose of Dutcher's Coolly Hamlin Garland
  • This event took place on the 4th December 1850, in his fifty-second year.

  • Well; old Wigsley died and left his money to a fifty-second cousin, who turned out to be a girl.

  • At the period of the restoration, John Milton had reached his fifty-second year.

    Royalty Restored J. Fitzgerald Molloy

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