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

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  • adj. being one more than seventy

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Examples

  • Barker, seventy-one, is short and stocky, with an intensity that can veer into dry humor or curmudgeonly impatience.

    Origins

  • And at seventy-one, after a morning in the saddle over the ranges that began at four o'clock, he lay under the monkey-pods in his customary and sacred siesta that no retainer dared to break, nor would dare permit any equal of the great one to break.

    THE BONES OF KAHEKILI

  • For the past seventy-one years, people all over the world – not just in America – have grown up with Superman being * Superman*.

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » How I Would Reboot Superman

  • “Shields down to seventy-one percent,” said Plante.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • He was at seventy-one heading into the top of the sixth inning when the Marlins came to bat trailing the Angels by one run.

    Parents Behaving Badly

  • He had worked all his days, and at seventy-one he still worked.

    THE SEA WIFE

  • Thomas Mugridge was seventy-one years old and a little man.

    THE SEA WIFE

  • After nearly seventy-one hours without scoring a run, they finally broke through.

    One Season

  • At seventy-one, the retired colonel walks with the stiffened gait that bespeaks a lifelong military bearing as well as age.

    How the End Begins

  • Is breathing in the seventy-one degree, recycled air

    Planetarium

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