fifty-two


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Adj.1.fifty-two - being two more than fifty
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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Tell her that I am coming in to kiss her when she is fifty-two.
Fifty-two were to roll that afternoon on the life-tide of the city to the boundless everlasting sea.
I am young, Guenaud: remember, I am scarcely fifty-two.
Fifty-two socialist Congressmen were tried, and all were found guilty.
In 1879 the New York telephone directory was a small card, showing two hundred and fifty-two names; but now it has grown to be an eight-hundred-page quarterly, with a circulation of half a million, and requiring twenty drays, forty horses, and four hundred men to do the work of distribution.
Fogg had, it is true, exhausted fifty-two of the eighty days in which he was to complete the tour, and there were only twenty-eight left.
There are fifty-two of them; none younger than fourteen, and none above seventeen years old.
Fifty-two more ingots passed out of the vaults, making the total of one hundred which Tarzan intended taking away with him.
In a few seconds the watchman had done the fifty-two thousand of our miles up to the moon, which, as everyone knows, was formed out of matter much lighter than our earth; and is, so we should say, as soft as newly-fallen snow.
The doctor experienced some difficulty in guiding his course; he was afraid of being carried toward the east, but, fortunately, a current bore him directly toward the north, and at six o'clock in the evening the balloon alighted on a small desert island in thirty minutes south latitude, and thirty-two degrees fifty-two minutes east longitude, about twenty miles from the shore.
You are a man, I should judge, of fifty-two or fifty-three years of age.
Up to the period when I fell I had counted fifty-two paces, and upon resuming my walk, I had counted forty-eight more; -- when I arrived at the rag.