Definition of Forty-seven

1. Adjective. Being seven more than forty.

Exact synonyms: 47, Xlvii
Similar to: Cardinal



Definition of Forty-seven

1. Cardinal numeral. The cardinal number immediately following forty-six and preceding forty-eight. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forty-seven

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
forty-second
forty-seven (current term)
forty-seventh
forty-six
forty-sixth
forty-spot
forty-spots
forty-third
forty-three
forty-two
forty minutes of hell
forty winks
fortyfold
fortyish
fortypenny
fortysomething

Literary usage of Forty-seven

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1. The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America from by United States (1862)
"... troops authorized to be employed in the prosecution of the war with Mexico, during the year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1862)
"An Effort to shorten the Duration and diminish the Pain of the Ftrst Stage of Labour ; with a Record of One Hundred and forty-seven Cases. ..."

3. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"... eighteen hundred and forty-seven,2 shall not he construed as forfeited hy the privates and non-commissioned officers who have heen, or may he, ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"Navigation and other matters within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Ignited States; sections thirteen hundred and forty-seven and thirteen hundred and ..."

5. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1869)
"... CC Anderson, seven dollars and fifty cents ; MW Beverage, one hundred and fifty dollars ; WO Berry, six dollars and forty-seven cents ; J. И. Bourne, ..."

6. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"7- forty-seven Chantries in St. ... Highness's commissioners appointed for that purpose, affirming, that they had forty-seven chantries within their church. ..."

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