hundred-and-fiftieth love



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  • adj. the ordinal number of one hundred fifty in counting order


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  • Which is a damn shame, as we get tired with the process after about the hundred-and-fiftieth kid at our door.

    Still windy

  • Shortly after I came to Durham, my father sent me a paper celebrating either their hundredth or hundred-and-fiftieth birthday — I've forgotten which.

    Oral History Interview with Viola Turner, April 15, 1979. Interview C-0015. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • A countryman came out of an inn with a mug of drink for the singer, who checked his song at about the hundred-and-fiftieth stanza, to take the mug with a "Thank ye, mate," and hand it to his sick friend.

    Jim Davis

  • Sir, -- Although in my hundred-and-fiftieth year I can still recollect my school days with crystal clearness, and it pains me to find a lot of young Etonians claiming to have had dealings with the original Jobey.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 26, 1916

  • Guy was a vastly miserable man by the time the last guest had bidden him good-night, and he had heard for the hundred-and-fiftieth time what a delightful evening it had been.


  • It dawns upon him, that she is by all odds the prettiest girl in the house, and that slowly but surely, for the hundred-and-fiftieth time in his life, he is falling in love.

    A Terrible Secret

  • He invited the writer to address the group on "study day," an annual springtime gathering of Eliot aficionados, which this year was to celebrate the hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary of the publication of "The Mill on the Floss."

    The New Yorker

  • A small gathering at the JujoMukti Tea Lounge, in the East Village, marks the hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the major Bengali poet and writer, who, among his many accomplishments, was the first Asian to be awarded a Nobel Prize.

    The New Yorker

  • As part of the Next Wave Festival, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, which is celebrating its hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary, presents this multimedia work.

    The New Yorker

  • Chekhov, in honor of the hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary of his birth.

    The New Yorker


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