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  1. next after the eighty-fourth; being the ordinal number for 85.
  2. being one of 85 equal parts.
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  1. an eighty-fifth part, especially of one (1/85).
  2. the eighty-fifth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-fifth

Historical Examples

  • On the 1st of March he reached his eighty-fifth year, and his wife Emma her fifty-fourth.

    Wilford Woodruff

    Matthias F. Cowley

  • These belonged to the Eighty-fifth and Thirty-second Regiments.

  • He wanted three weeks exactly to complete his eighty-fifth year.

  • She had completed in the preceding December her eighty-fifth year.

  • In any case, a warm-blooded mammal in the eighty-fifth parallel!

    Farthest North

    Fridtjof Nansen