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forty-nine

[fawr-tee-nahyn]
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noun
  1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 9.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 49 or XLIX.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
  1. amounting to 49 in number.
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  • Then he'll look at the other forty-nine crates and say, 'Oh, Hell!'

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole

  • It was Father Sergius's sixth year as a recluse, and he was now forty-nine.

    Father Sergius

    Leo Tolstoy

  • So that our majority of forty-nine was a close thing, though not so close as we expected.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • Whittier, John Greenleaf, portrait at age of forty-nine, from 95 to 97.

    Whittier-land

    Samuel T. Pickard

  • Wan hunder an' forty-nine an' a half—bad luck to ye, Discobolus!

    "Captains Courageous"

    Rudyard Kipling