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  1. next after the eighty-fifth; being the ordinal number for 86.
  2. being one of 86 equal parts.
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  1. an eighty-sixth part, especially of one (1/86).
  2. the eighty-sixth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-sixth

Historical Examples

  • Four companies of the Eighty-sixth Regiment had held the salient.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)


  • He died at Paris on the 17th of October 1893, in his eighty-sixth year.

  • This is the eighty-sixth of the poet's firstbook of epigrams, and, like its immediateBen Jonson.

  • Seventy-ninth and Eighty-sixth Streets blurred past without a sign.

  • Could you come at once to that Eighty-sixth Street entrance of the Park?

    The House of Mystery

    William Henry Irwin