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ninety-eighth

[nahyn-tee-eytth, -eyth] /ˈnaɪn tiˈeɪtθ, -ˈeɪθ/
adjective
1.
next after the ninety-seventh; being the ordinal number for 98.
2.
being one of 98 equal parts.
noun
3.
a ninety-eighth part, especially of one (1/98).
4.
the ninety-eighth member of a series.
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  • He was approaching his ninety-eighth birthday when it was suddenly borne in upon him that the end of his life was at hand.

    Holland, v. 1 (of 2) Edmondo de Amicis
  • With p. 109him was another subaltern, one of the Hundred and ninety-eighth.

    Cupid in Africa P. C. Wren
  • This part of Livius is lost; but it belonged to the ninety-eighth book, as we see from the Epitome.

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume II Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  • The next face of the boma was held by the Hundred and ninety-eighth.

    Cupid in Africa P. C. Wren
  • Suppose after my ninety-eighth stroke that my ball lies in the pond?

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • Of General Oglethorpe, it may be added that he lived to reach his ninety-eighth year.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • Eight hundred and ninety-eighth day, every color rightly named; some guessing on blue and green .

  • She did not die until 1789, when she was in her ninety-eighth year.

  • At the ninety-eighth step--Malcolm counted them carefully--the descent ended.

    A Lively Bit of the Front Percy F. Westerman
  • Not far away, a double company of the Hundred and ninety-eighth “stood easy.”

    Cupid in Africa P. C. Wren

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