- next after the eighty-seventh; being the ordinal number for 88.
- being one of 88 equal parts.
- an eighty-eighth part, especially of one (1/88).
- the eighty-eighth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-eighth
The gallant Eighty-eighth will never mistake their countryman's voice.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
Conversation revealed to me the fact that he was then in his eighty-eighth year.The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit
Ralph Waldo Trine
He was the last of the brothers of President Young, and died in his eighty-eighth year.Wilford Woodruff
Matthias F. Cowley
He passed away September 23, 1913, when in his eighty-eighth year.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)
William Denison Lyman
After passing the eighty-eighth parallel there was a notable change in our shadows.My Attainment of the Pole
Frederick A. Cook