- 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.
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Examples from the Web for forty-one
When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?
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Forty-one more mothers lost their children over those four days.Ahdaf Soueif’s Cairo: Remembering A City Wracked By The Arab Spring
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Forty-one percent live in households where at least one person works.The Republicans’ Food Stamp Fraud: It’s Not About Austerity
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But the most fascinating and enigmatic artist and writer of Forty-One False Starts may be Malcolm herself.The Artist Formerly Known as Janet Malcolm
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Forty-one years ago, much the same pictures of oil-soaked beaches and dying sea-birds galvanized the nation.A Disaster's Silver Lining
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There are forty-one of these ribs, twenty-one on the upper and twenty on the lower plane.Flying Machines
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Forty-one against twenty—these seemed practicable conditions.The Fortune of the Rougons
A grandmother already, and she was only forty-one years old!Fruitfulness
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.