- a cardinal number, 40 plus 4.
- a symbol for this number, as 44 or XLIV.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 44 in number.
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Examples from the Web for forty-four
Forty-four percent of people live in a state where gay and lesbian couples can marry; 59 percent of people support equal marriage.Watch This Amazing Ode to Marriage Equality, by Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco
September 21, 2014
Forty-four years ago, Lt. William G. Haneke was pronounced dead five times over 48 hours.Pronounced Dead in Vietnam, Lt. Bill Haneke Inspires Post-9/11 Veterans
November 11, 2012
Forty-four states now have innocence projects devoted to identifying and helping gain the release of innocent prisoners.Conn. Ends Death Penalty, But Not For 11 Men On Death Row
David R. Dow
April 7, 2012
Forty-four years later, in 1989, we again made contact with Yusa.'Jews Are God's People Like Us'
Norman H. Gershman
February 21, 2009
Better be forty-four and yourself, than a cipher belonging to some body else.
I'm forty-four, independent, free, a slave to no man nor monkey.
The old Ruby, a forty-four, on two decks, was obliged to receive some of them.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
There were now but forty-four Englishmen in a condition to fight.King Philip
John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
I caught one the next day, one hundred and forty-four pounds.Tales of Fishes