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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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  • In England, besides, there were forty-nine mails of two horses each.

    Her Majesty's Mails William Lewins
  • I have about six hundred and forty-nine pains all over me, and no two of them in the same place.

    Tessa Louis Becke
  • For a few moments, we retired to our rooms while the pretty Hosanna arranged the forty-nine presents on the tree.

  • The papers said forty-nine minutes, but that p. 117was coming it a little too strong.

    Mugby Junction Charles Dickens
  • I had the girls say that doggerel about the forty-nine blue bottles while we were stuck fast in the mud.

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