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  1. next after the eightieth; being the ordinal number for 81.
  2. being one of 81 equal parts.
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  1. an eighty-first part, especially of one (1/81).
  2. the eighty-first member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-first

Historical Examples of eighty-first

  • He died the 4th of February, 1679, in the eighty-first year of his age.

    Notes and Queries, Number 189, June 11, 1853


  • Dr. Mead died on February 16, 1754, in his eighty-first year.

    A Book about Doctors

    John Cordy Jeaffreson

  • Though nearing his eighty-first birthday, he looked well and strong.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • He died in his eighty-first year, on the 14th of July, 1714.

  • Old Mrs. Picture had just lived to complete her eighty-first year.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost

    William Frend De Morgan