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  1. next after the sixty-eighth; being the ordinal number for 69.
  2. being one of 69 equal parts.
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  1. a sixty-ninth part, especially of one (1/69).
  2. the sixty-ninth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for sixty-ninth

Historical Examples of sixty-ninth

  • With him were Boyd and two agents from the Sixty-ninth Street office.

    Out Like a Light

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • It is supposed that he died at the end of 1491 in his sixty-ninth year.

  • It was the Sixty-ninth, its flagstaff solid with the silver rings of battle.

  • Dr. Johnson, who was then in his sixty-ninth year, was willing to write the Lives to order.

    The Age of Pope

    John Dennis

  • This was an animated speech from a man in his sixty-ninth year.

    Life of Johnson

    James Boswell