Definition of Fifty-one
1. Adjective. Being one more than fifty.
Definition of Fifty-one
1. Number. The cardinal number immediately following fifty and preceding fifty-two. ¹
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Literary usage of Fifty-one
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal by California Legislature. Assembly, California, United States Congress Senate, Legislature (1912)
"... one hundred forty-two, one hundred forty-five, one hundred fifty, one hundred fifty-two, that part of Los Angeles City precinct number forty-eight lying ..."
2. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1859)
"... per fourth article treaty twenty-third July, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, sixty-eight thousand dollars. For eighth of fifty instalments of interest, ..."
3. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"None there strove their fate to shun — Gallant band of fifty-one! Then a voice the stillness ... Perished thus Kentucky's son — Leader of the fifty-one. ..."
4. Journal by General Assembly, Pennsylvania General Assembly. Senate, Pennsylvania (1905)
"Henry Peter had twenty-one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. John S. Holmes had twenty-one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. ..."
5. The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution by New York (State), Charles Zebina Lincoln, William H. Johnson, Ansel Judd Northrup (1894)
"... Day of September one Thousand Seven Hundred & Fifty one after the rate of Throe Hundred Pounds pr Annum TO Frederick Philipse Esq'r as Second Justice of ..."
6. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by New York (State). Constitutional Convention (1916)
"Here is the way the Committee says Section 2 shall read: " The Senate shall consist of fifty-one members who shall be chosen for two years. ..."
7. The Congressional Globe ...: 23d Congress to the 42d Congress, Dec. 2, 1833 by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1857)
"... eighteen hundred and fifty-one, five thousand six hundred dollars. ... eighteen hundred and fifty-one, three thousand four hundred and fifty dollars. ..."