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# fifty

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Definite Article, Noun
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## CIDE DICTIONARY

fiftya. [AS. fīftig; akin to OHG. finfzug, fimfzuc, G. fÜnfzig, funfzig, Goth. fimftigjus. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifteen.].
Five times ten; as, fifty men.  [1913 Webster]
fiftyn.
•  The sum of five tens; fifty units or objects.  [1913 Webster]
•  A symbol representing fifty units, as 50, or l.  [1913 Webster]

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

--n. (pl. -ies)
1 the product of five and ten.
2 a symbol for this (50, l, L).
3 (in pl.) the numbers from 50 to 59, esp. the years of a century or of a person's life.
4 a set of fifty persons or things.
5 a large indefinite number (have fifty things to tell you).

Idiom
fifty-fifty adj. equal, with equal shares or chances (on a fifty-fifty basis).
--adv. equally, half and half (go fifty-fifty). fifty-first, -second , etc. the ordinal numbers between fiftieth and sixtieth. fifty-one, -two , etc. the cardinal numbers between fifty and sixty.
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