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[fawr-tee-thurd] /ˈfɔr tiˈθɜrd/
next after the forty-second; being the ordinal number for 43.
being one of 43 equal parts.
a forty-third part, especially of one (1/43).
the forty-third member of a series. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • On the 15th of February, 1862, he died in the forty-third year of his age.

  • He was now in his forty-third year, and at the height of his powers.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • He, with his tragedy in the background, that he could not speak of, in his forty-third year.

    The Rhodesian

    Gertrude Page
  • Madame de Chevreuse had then entered upon her forty-third year.

    Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2) Sutherland Menzies
  • The forty-third question runs: 'What is the preface to the Ten Commandments?'

    A Handful of Stars Frank W. Boreham
  • Wallace of the forty-third and Terry of the Forty-ninth, too, were gone.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps George T. Stevens
  • In the autumn of 1710 Swift was approaching the end of his forty-third year.


    Leslie Stephen
  • In 1675 he died, in his forty-third year, and at the apogee of his powers.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • He disembarked at forty-third Street and strolled to the Biltmore bar.

    This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • We did turn on forty-third and came around the block, and of course we missed her.

    The Real Adventure

    Henry Kitchell Webster

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