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eighty-five

[ey-tee-fahyv] /ˈeɪ tiˈfaɪv/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 80 plus 5.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 85 or LXXXV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 85 in number.
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  • "eighty-five," said the clerk; and the drummer and the Negro disappeared.

  • Your uncle's savings amounted to eighty-five thousand francs.

  • "eighty-five," answered the mate quickly, and nudged the engineer with his elbow.

    End of the Tether Joseph Conrad
  • He must be eighty-five to-day, but he does not look a bit older than when I first came here.

    Amy Foster Joseph Conrad
  • There was a two dollar bill, two ones, and eighty-five cents in change.

  • At eighty-five seconds, he corrected slightly to center the pip.

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    Irving W. Lande

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