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sixty-ninth

[siks-tee-nahynth] /ˈsɪks tiˈnaɪnθ/
adjective
1.
next after the sixty-eighth; being the ordinal number for 69.
2.
being one of 69 equal parts.
noun
3.
a sixty-ninth part, especially of one (1/69).
4.
the sixty-ninth member of a series.
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  • The leaves of the book are then untouched until we reach the sixty-ninth from the end, upon which is one worm hole.

    Enemies of Books William Blades
  • With him were Boyd and two agents from the sixty-ninth Street office.

    Out Like a Light Gordon Randall Garrett
  • In February, 1831,—being then as far south as the sixty-ninth parallel and in 12 west,—he saw distinct and positive signs of land.

  • It is supposed that he died at the end of 1491 in his sixty-ninth year.

  • He was now in his sixty-ninth year; his careworn, bitter features began to show the weakening hand of age.

  • Dr. Johnson, who was then in his sixty-ninth year, was willing to write the Lives to order.

    The Age of Pope John Dennis
  • He was a devoted loyalist, and died 1787, at the age of ninety, and in the sixty-ninth year of his ministry.

  • This was an animated speech from a man in his sixty-ninth year.

    Life of Johnson James Boswell
  • He got a cab outside the precinct station and headed for sixty-ninth Street, dining off his nails en route.

    Out Like a Light Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Note how much younger they were than Calhoun, who had a few months before died in his sixty-ninth year.

    The Brothers' War John Calvin Reed

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