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[ey-tee-eytth, -eyth]
  1. next after the eighty-seventh; being the ordinal number for 88.
  2. being one of 88 equal parts.
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  1. an eighty-eighth part, especially of one (1/88).
  2. the eighty-eighth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-eighth

Historical Examples

  • The gallant Eighty-eighth will never mistake their countryman's voice.

    Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)

    Charles Lever

  • Conversation revealed to me the fact that he was then in his eighty-eighth year.

  • He was the last of the brothers of President Young, and died in his eighty-eighth year.

    Wilford Woodruff

    Matthias F. Cowley

  • He passed away September 23, 1913, when in his eighty-eighth year.

  • After passing the eighty-eighth parallel there was a notable change in our shadows.

    My Attainment of the Pole

    Frederick A. Cook