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  • noun Plural form of ninety-nine.

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Examples

  • She does know how to paint up to the ninety-nines — she does, the old cat.

    Uncle Silas

  • "And this," said Dick, kicking the enormous glove open, "is marked ninety-nines!"

    Dick, Marjorie and Fidge A Search for the Wonderful Dodo

  • "Sixty-six!" roared the sergeant; "no more than yours is -- they are both sixty-sixes when you play tricks with them, and turn them up like that; but they are both ninety-nines when you look at them fair."

    White Lies

  • She _does_ know how to paint up to the ninety-nines -- she does, the old cat.

    Uncle Silas A Tale of Bartram-Haugh

  • It all started with completely random videos like the star wars kid getting famous because internet videos were sort of a novelty still, you know, back in the 'ninety-nines'.

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • And after helping to rig old Booms up to the ninety-nines, which wasn't easy work, for his ` dicky 'kept twisting round to the side of his neck, and we had to pin it in three places before it would keep steady, I gave him the note and asked him would he ever be so kind as to take it round for me, as it was to ask Miss Crisp if she would go and keep my mother company during my absence.

    Reginald Cruden A Tale of City Life

  • I could not want them more; "and forthwith, fortified by this license, he effected the change, and rigged out his beast to the ninety-nines, making quite another thing of it.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7

  • I could not want them more; "and forthwith, fortified by this licence, he effected the mutatio capparum, rigging out his beast to the ninety-nines and making quite another thing of it.

    Don Quixote

  • I could not want them more; "and forthwith, fortified by this licence, he effected the mutatio capparum, rigging out his beast to the ninety-nines and making quite another thing of it.

    The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Complete

  • I could not want them more; "and forthwith, fortified by this licence, he effected the mutatio capparum, rigging out his beast to the ninety-nines and making quite another thing of it.

    The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Part 07

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