a cardinal number, 40 plus 1.
a symbol for this number, as 41 or XLI.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 41 in number. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of forty-one

Historical Examples of forty-one

  • There are forty-one of these ribs, twenty-one on the upper and twenty on the lower plane.

    Flying Machines

    W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell

  • Forty-one against twenty—these seemed practicable conditions.

  • A grandmother already, and she was only forty-one years old!


    Emile Zola

  • There were forty-one persons in the Rev. Mr. Rowlandson's house.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

  • This board consists of forty-one members, only three being women.