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ninety-eighth

[nahyn-tee-eytth, -eyth]
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adjective
  1. next after the ninety-seventh; being the ordinal number for 98.
  2. being one of 98 equal parts.
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noun
  1. a ninety-eighth part, especially of one (1/98).
  2. the ninety-eighth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for ninety-eighth

Historical Examples

  • Where the ball lies after the ninety-eighth, you plant the card with your name on it.

    IT and Other Stories

    Gouverneur Morris

  • Suppose after my ninety-eighth stroke that my ball lies in the pond?

    IT and Other Stories

    Gouverneur Morris

  • With p. 109him was another subaltern, one of the Hundred and Ninety-Eighth.

    Cupid in Africa

    P. C. Wren

  • The next face of the boma was held by the Hundred and Ninety-Eighth.

    Cupid in Africa

    P. C. Wren

  • Of General Oglethorpe, it may be added that he lived to reach his ninety-eighth year.

    The Greater Republic

    Charles Morris