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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How to use eighty-seventh in a sentence
She is now in her eighty-seventh year and is enjoying excellent health, while in possession of all of her faculties.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
The eighty-seventh had been in the same command with the Twelfth for about a year.History of the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry | William Hewitt
The island attains its greatest width at Fourteenth and eighty-seventh streets.Lights and Shadows of New York Life | James D. McCabe
Beyond the loss of two days, Cardyke's party reached the eighty-seventh parallel without mishap.The Dreadnought of the Air | Percy F. Westerman
The occasion was the eighty-seventh birthday of my mother, who still lives near the old homestead.Reminiscences | Hans Mattson