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forty-two

[fawr-tee-too] /ˈfɔr tiˈtu/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 2.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 42 or XLII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
4.
a game for two persons or two partnerships played with dominoes but based upon the rules for all fours.
adjective
5.
amounting to 42 in number.
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  • I'm forty-two and not so much of a fool that I ain't a little bit of a physician.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • Sedan's proportionate share of the assessment was forty-two thousand francs.

    The Downfall Emile Zola
  • Lowell died in 1817, at the early age of forty-two, but his work did not die with him.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • He'd said that what he was looking for—and what he'd found—was forty-two thousand miles from Weald.

    Pariah Planet Murray Leinster
  • He cleared the water forty-two times, all in a very few minutes.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey

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