Definition of Fifty-six
1. Adjective. Being six more than fifty.
Definition of Fifty-six
1. Number. The cardinal number immediately following fifty-five and preceding fifty-seven. ¹
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Literary usage of Fifty-six
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1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1869)
"287. fourth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, and fifth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, twenty thousand dollars. ..."
2. 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)
"For payment of Ibis amount, per capita, to the Creek nation as annuity, per sixth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, ..."
3. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate, House of representatives, United States, Congress (1918)
"18) entitled "An act to amend chapter three hundred and fifty-six of the Laws of nineteen hundred and seven, entitled 'An act to provide for the ..."
4. The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America from by United States (1859)
"June, eighteen hundred and two, and fifth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, three thousand dollars. For permanent annuity in ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"... and noted those reported by other surgeons, so that my collection now embraces one hundred and fifty-six cases,1 including nineteen of my own, ..."
6. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"This morning, fifty- five to fifty-six mule-teams have been sent to assist the pontoon-train through. General Woods's division is moving up this way, ..."
7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"Com or maize, fifteen cents per bushel of fifty-six pounds. 255. Buckwheat, fifteen cents per bushel of forty- eight pounds. 257. ..."