- next after the fortieth; being the ordinal number for 41.
- being one of 41 equal parts.
- a forty-first part, especially of one (1/41).
- the forty-first member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for forty-first
On the eighteenth of April he died, in the forty-first year of his age.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
She may write forty, and I shall be ready for the forty-first.
On the forty-first day, the Neversink heights rose on the horizon.Vassall Morton
Forty-first to forty-fourth week, image in mirror laughed at and grasped at .
Fortieth and forty-first weeks, trying to sit without support .