- next after the eighty-fifth; being the ordinal number for 86.
- being one of 86 equal parts.
- an eighty-sixth part, especially of one (1/86).
- the eighty-sixth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-sixth
Four companies of the Eighty-sixth Regiment had held the salient.
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.Ballads of Books
Seventy-ninth and Eighty-sixth Streets blurred past without a sign.The Professor's Mystery
Could you come at once to that Eighty-sixth Street entrance of the Park?The House of Mystery
William Henry Irwin