- next after the seventy-third; being the ordinal number for 74.
- being one of 74 equal parts.
- a seventy-fourth part, especially of one (1/74).
- the seventy-fourth member of a series.
Examples from the Web for seventy-fourth
Historical Examples of seventy-fourth
The picture is of the year 1546, the seventy-fourth of Cranach's age.Six Centuries of Painting
On July 26, William Wilberforce died in his seventy-fourth year.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
He died March 26, 1622, in the seventy-fourth year of his age.
On the seventy-fourth floor, he did go away, heading for his room.Thin Edge
Gordon Randall Garrett
Peter Franklin died in 1766 in the seventy-fourth year of his age.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2)
Wiliam Cabell Bruce