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  1. next after the forty-fifth; being the ordinal number for 46.
  2. being one of 46 equal parts.
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  1. a forty-sixth part, especially of one (1/46).
  2. the forty-sixth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for forty-sixth

Historical Examples of forty-sixth

  • With Muspratt went a sergeant of the Forty-sixth and a bugler.

    Fort Amity

    Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • He died on the third of April 1774, in his forty-sixth year.

  • It is easy to calculate, for his life began with the century, and this is its forty-sixth year.

  • "Harlequin and Asmodeus" followed, for the forty-sixth time.

  • The above-mentioned (monument) was constructed in the forty-sixth year of his reign.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton