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ninety-second

[nahyn-tee-sek-uh nd] /ˈnaɪn tiˈsɛk ənd/
adjective
1.
next after the ninety-first; being the ordinal number for 92.
2.
being one of 92 equal parts.
noun
3.
a ninety-second part, especially of one (1/92).
4.
the ninety-second member of a series.
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  • Is it true that the ninety-second's going up to the lines to-night?

    One Man's Initiation--1917 John Dos Passos
  • He was in his ninety-second year, and had been for some months failing in health.

  • He, however, added to his contumacy by surviving until his ninety-second year.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • On the ninety-second day of our voyage, the cheering cry of “Land ho!”

    Lost Lenore Charles Beach
  • Memories of that great last morning when the thunders of hell called the ninety-second to its last drive.

    Darkwater W. E. B. Du Bois
  • In 1777 Edward, the ninth of the Howard dukes, died childless in his ninety-second year.

  • At ten minutes to four he sternly jerked on his coat and walked far north of ninety-second Street, then back.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • He put spurs to his horse and galloped to the spot where the ninety-second were lying behind a ditch bordering the road.

    One of the 28th

    G. A. Henty
  • The enemy crossed a hedge within forty yards of the ninety-second, and delivered their fire.

    One of the 28th

    G. A. Henty
  • He suffered the misfortune of going blind, and died at Richmond in 1890, in the ninety-second year of his age.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight

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