Definition of Forty-eighth

1. Adjective. The ordinal number of forty-eight in counting order.

Exact synonyms: 48th
Similar to: Ordinal



Definition of Forty-eighth

1. Numeral. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number forty-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 48 of a sequence. ¹

2. Noun. (fractional) One of forty-eight equal parts of a whole. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forty-eighth

fortune favours the brave
fortune hunter
fortune teller
fortune tellers
fortune telling
fortuned
fortuneless
fortunes
fortuneteller
fortunetellers
fortunetelling
fortuning
fortunize
forty
forty-eight
forty-eighth (current term)
forty-eightmo
forty-fifth
forty-first
forty-firsts
forty-five
forty-four
forty-fourth
forty-leven
forty-nine
forty-niner
forty-ninth
forty-ninth parallel
forty-one
forty-oneth

Literary usage of Forty-eighth

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"The forty-eighth and Forty-second Virginia had been, during the day, on picket on the Blackburn's Ford and Union Mill road. Marching by the Sudley road, ..."

2. Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers by Whitelaw Reid (1868)
"The Forty-Eighth lost about one-third of its members in this battle. ... In the attack upon Corinth, the Forty-Eighth was among the first organized troops ..."

3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1882)
"The Council have the honour to submit their forty-eighth annual report. Tho result compares as follows with the average of the previous ten years :— Since ..."

4. Forty Years of Active Service: Being Some History of the War Between the by Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (1904)
"I got it, and was seated in the forty-eighth Congress, just in time to cast my ... In the forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses I was a member of the ..."

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