from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fiftieth; pertaining to the number fifty.
- n. A fiftieth.
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Nicholas V, in 1450, reverted to the quinquagesimal period, while
Hence the time of our sorrow and affliction is fixed at forty days; the state of blessed joy which shall be hereafter is figured in the quinquagesimal festival, i.e. the fifty days from Easter to Pentecost.