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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following fifty and preceding fifty-two.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being one more than fifty


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  • I’ll mind my manners and call fifty-one weeks from today and we’ll set this up for next year, he said.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • His decision was appealed, and the appeal was voted down, fifty-one to forty-two.

    The Good Fight

  • I felt the filibuster was allowing an embittered minority to hold the country back from correcting long-standing injustices, and at first I supported a radical reform—cloture with fifty-one votes.

    The Good Fight

  • One-hundred and fifty-one and his neocortex might explode.

    Why I Defriend the Old-Fashioned Way

  • Eighteen of them died, fifty-one were wounded, and seventeen were missing in action or captured by the Nazis.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • There were fifty-one American drone strikes in Pakistan in 2009 alone under Obama, compared to forty-five in the entire eight years of the Bush administration.

    The Longest War

  • The first round of studies of the VSD data was completed in early 2000, and that June, a total of fifty-one specialists assembled for a closed-door, two-day meeting.

    The Panic Virus

  • On May 14, 2009, fifty-one House Democrats voted against continued funding for the Afghan War.

    The Longest War

  • Hog was a Scotsman, fifty-one years old, who would later take charge of frontier fort construction.

    George Washington’s First War

  • The subjects for the study were fifty-two males and fifty-one females selected from three bars close to the campus of a university in the South.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?


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