eighty-five


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Adj.1.eighty-five - being five more than eightyeighty-five - being five more than eighty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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So they would have eighty-five dollars a month--or, supposing that Dede Antanas did not get work at once, seventy dollars a month--which ought surely to be sufficient for the support of a family of twelve.
France is so prosaic, and Paris so civilized a city, that you will not find in its eighty-five departments -- I say eighty-five, because I do not include Corsica -- you will not find, then, in these eighty-five departments a single hill on which there is not a telegraph, or a grotto in which the commissary of police has not put up a gaslamp.
The pay was eighty-five rupees a month, and Dinah Shadd said that if Terence did not accept she would make his life a "basted purgathory.
We learned that about eighty-five per cent of the coloured people in the Gulf states depended upon agriculture for their living.
She must be a very remarkable old lady, eighty-five he tells me, and he takes her for walking tours in the New Forest.
The Portuguese grocer, to whom he had hitherto paid cash, called a halt when Martin's bill reached the magnificent total of three dollars and eighty-five cents.
In addition to her eight or ten kanaka seamen, her white captain, mate, and supercargo, and her six cabin passengers, she sailed from Rangiroa with something like eighty-five deck passengers-- Paumotans and Tahitians, men, women, and children each with a trade box, to say nothing of sleeping mats, blankets, and clothes bundles.
There was a young fellow that got fifty years only last week for holding a man up on the street for two dollars and eighty-five cents.
I was much interested by finding on the terrace, at the height of eighty-five feet,
He must be eighty-five to-day, but he does not look a bit older than when I first came here.
One hundred and eighty-five dollars, sir," I answered.
Buffer says that another of them hadn't a sixpence eighteen months ago, and, through the brilliancy of his genius in getting those shares issued at eighty-five, and buying them all up with no money and selling them at par for cash, has now three hundred and seventy-five thousand pounds--Buffer particularly insisting on the odd seventy-five, and declining to take a farthing less.