- next after the eighty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 87.
- being one of 87 equal parts.
- an eighty-seventh part, especially of one (1/87).
- the eighty-seventh member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-seventh
He died on the 9th October 1856, in his eighty-seventh year.The Retrospect
The Eighty-Seventh had been in the same command with the Twelfth for about a year.History of the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry
She was in her eighty-seventh year, and at such an age all illnesses are dangerous.The Life of George Borrow
In other respects it was about the same as below the eighty-seventh.My Attainment of the Pole
Frederick A. Cook
They are now administering the eighty-seventh coercive pill to the Irish.Friend Mac Donald