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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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And he prepared the way for the period of expansion by borrowing fifty millions for improvements, and by adding greatly to the strength and influence of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Hence the surface of the outside balloon being about eleven thousand six hundred square feet, its envelope weighed six hundred and fifty pounds.
Cautiously he approached until there suddenly burst upon his view a rude BOMA, in the center of which, squatted about their tiny fires, sat his fifty black Waziri.
It was not yet quite midwinter, and the turbulent Fifty Mile River vindicated his judgment.
If we restored it to its rightful owner there was fifty dollars in it for us.
And you say that you dug your way a distance of fifty feet to get here?
There isn't a person in the world to whom the knowledge of my movements is worth fifty pounds--except--"
Would you buy me for fifty thousand francs as De Griers did?
The walls of Zodanga are seventy-five feet in height and fifty feet thick.
This fluid mass comprises two billions two hundred and fifty millions of cubic miles, forming a spherical body of a diameter of sixty leagues, the weight of which would be three quintillions of tons.
Not on that day alone did he write in a letter to Paris that "the battle field was superb," because fifty thousand corpses lay there, but even on the island of St.
Then Captain Jim told the story--an old, old forgotten story, for it was over fifty years since Margaret had fallen asleep one day in her father's dory and drifted--or so it was supposed, for nothing was ever certainly known as to her fate--out of the channel, beyond the bar, to perish in the black thundersquall which had come up so suddenly that long-ago summer afternoon.