- next after the fifty-first; being the ordinal number for 52.
- being one of 52 equal parts.
- a fifty-second part, especially of one (1/52).
- the fifty-second member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for fifty-second
She had been beautiful, and was beautiful still, though now in her fifty-second year.Paul Patoff
F. Marion Crawford
I was in my fifty-second year when I took it up, and in the prime, such as it was, of my powers.The March Family Trilogy, Complete
William Dean Howells
He died Jan. 28, 1814, not having yet completed his fifty-second year.A History of Philosophy in Epitome
When this is effected, Mexico will be the fifty-second State of our Union.1931: A Glance at the Twentieth Century
This event took place on the 4th December 1850, in his fifty-second year.