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forty-three

[fawr-tee-three]
noun
  1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 3.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 43 or XLIII.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
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adjective
  1. amounting to 43 in number.
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  • No regular census has ever been made on the island; but in 1907 there were forty-three inhabitants.

    The Island Mystery

    George A. Birmingham

  • Marcus Mezzerow felt the weight of forty-three years roll away.

    Mezzerow Loves Company

    Floyd L. Wallace

  • A quarter of a mile in, we sounded a second time, and had forty-three fathoms.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • The wind had died out, and they had dropped the anchor in forty-three fathoms.

    Left on Labrador

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • Here we find forty-three Catholics and twenty-five Protestants.

    Home Rule

    Harold Spender