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- n. The ordinal form of the number forty-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 49 of a sequence.
- n. One of forty-nine equal parts of a whole.
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- adj. the ordinal number of forty-nine in counting order
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And when both men and women were combined it fell to forty-ninth.
He did wonder why his new boss waited to show this final ruse in the Irish bar across forty-ninth street instead of in the gleaming new offices on the eleventh floor of the headquarters.
In his habitual home on the forty-ninth parallel, sunlight was a pale grey-eyed thing.
He always attended, even in off years like his forty-ninth reunion.
The umpire punches him out—but Mays finishes the game, and the Giants win on his forty-ninth homer of the season.
Three medium-sized dome tents were set in place on the anchored ground tarps, looking like three gray igloos transplanted from the tundra of the forty-ninth state to the lush green open space of the fiftieth state.
Yet on the forty-ninth year, and the eleventh month, and the twenty-ninth day, he was disturbed by bandits, who wished to steal his robe and jewels.
"Firmin -- Bill Firmin, from the forty-ninth level," he said evenly.
“To the birthday boy at the end of his forty-ninth year, and”—he turned toward Sally—“to new friends.”
I think they sent it as a gift for my forty-ninth birthday.
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