- a cardinal number, 80 plus 5.
- a symbol for this number, as 85 or LXXXV.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 85 in number.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-five
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Eighty-five freshmen Republicans have joined his ranks, composing a Tea Party-fueled caucus that may prove difficult to manage.John Boehner's GOP Headaches
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"Eighty-five," said the clerk; and the drummer and the Negro disappeared.In the Midst of Alarms
Your uncle's savings amounted to eighty-five thousand francs.The Fat and the Thin
"Eighty-five," answered the mate quickly, and nudged the engineer with his elbow.End of the Tether
He must be eighty-five to-day, but he does not look a bit older than when I first came here.Amy Foster
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