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forty-nine

[fawr-tee-nahyn] /ˈfɔr tiˈnaɪn/
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
4.
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

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