Origin of forty-niner
Examples from the Web for forty-niner
There was missing old “Forty-niner,” commonly the dominant fifth of this odd quintet, but nobody wondered much at that.
The old "forty-niner" approached the waggon with a withering glance at the repacked cargo.Saddle and Mocassin|Francis Francis Jr.
She was foolish to think anything harmful could have happened to “Forty-niner” so quickly after she had run away from him.
His rest was the Forty-niner's arm, as mine is the sportsman's hand.Frontier Ballads|Joseph Mills Hanson
“Man proposes, God disposes,” quoted “Forty-niner,” with all the emphasis of an original philosophy.