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fifty

1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five
2. a numeral, 50, L, etc., representing this number
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Yes, this very day is the fiftieth anniversary of the marriage,' said old Granny, sticking her head between the two old people; who thought it was their neighbor who nodded to them.
They held each other by the hand, as the old grand-father and grand-mother yonder in the New Booths did, and they talked exactly like them of old times, and of the fiftieth anniversary of their wedding.
There is one thing he can not avoid; go where he will about the world, he must never fail to report in Jerusalem every fiftieth year.
It was slep in the night afore last by the Honorable Capting Famish, of the Fiftieth Dragoons, whose Mar took him out, after a fortnight, jest to punish him, she said.
Fang was at that moment perusing a leading article in a newspaper of the morning, adverting to some recent decision of his, and commending him, for the three hundred and fiftieth time, to the special and particular notice of the Secretary of State for the Home Department.
For my own part, if I had anything within the fiftieth part of the size of Sotherton, I should be always planting and improving, for naturally I am excessively fond of it.
With infinite pains and cunning, he double locks and bars forty-nine of them, and cannot see the fiftieth standing wide open.
Dan Grady chuckled as he blew for the fiftieth time into the breech of his speckless rifle.
I had called at the Albany for the fiftieth time, and returned to Piccadilly in my usual despair, when a street sloucher sidled up to me in furtive fashion and inquired if my name was what it is.
500,000 the fiftieth year; about a million the seventy-fifth year.
This posthumous tribute at the fiftieth anniversary of the JCC recalls the great award earned by Chahine in 1997 after receiving the award of the fiftieth anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival for his lifetime achievements.