- next after the ninety-seventh; being the ordinal number for 98.
- being one of 98 equal parts.
- a ninety-eighth part, especially of one (1/98).
- the ninety-eighth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for ninety-eighth
Where the ball lies after the ninety-eighth, you plant the card with your name on it.
Suppose after my ninety-eighth stroke that my ball lies in the pond?
With p. 109him was another subaltern, one of the Hundred and Ninety-Eighth.
The next face of the boma was held by the Hundred and Ninety-Eighth.
Of General Oglethorpe, it may be added that he lived to reach his ninety-eighth year.The Greater Republic