forty

Part of speech: adjective

Consisting of ten more than thirty.

Part of speech: noun

The sum of ten and thirty.

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Usage examples "forty":

  1. Forty or fifty of our fellow slaves would, meet us thar to hear us pray an' sing. - "A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences", Laura S. Haviland.
  2. He looked about forty, but one never knows the age of a Chinaman. - "The Desert Fiddler", William H. Hamby.
  3. But you say he was forty yards away? - "Men, Women and Guns", H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile.