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forty-nine

[fawr-tee-nahyn] /ˈfɔr tiˈnaɪn/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 9.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 49 or XLIX.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 49 in number.
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  • In England, besides, there were forty-nine mails of two horses each.

    Her Majesty's Mails William Lewins
  • Then he'll look at the other forty-nine crates and say, 'Oh, Hell!'

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • For a few moments, we retired to our rooms while the pretty Hosanna arranged the forty-nine presents on the tree.

  • It was Father Sergius's sixth year as a recluse, and he was now forty-nine.

    Father Sergius Leo Tolstoy
  • I had the girls say that doggerel about the forty-nine blue bottles while we were stuck fast in the mud.

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