femtioelva

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femtio (fifty) +‎ elva (eleven)

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femtioelva (not comparable)

  1. umpteen; of a large but unspecified number
    • 1866, Carl Henrik Rydberg, Ur Kapten Puffs språklåda.[1], page 59:
      Eller gingen I ut till att se ett nationalmuseum, som efter elfva år ännu icke blifvit färdigt till yttermurarna, men som efter ytterligare femtioelfva år bör bli en ypperlig universitetsbyggnad?
      Or did you go out to see a national museum, which after eleven years has not yet been completed to the outer walls, but which after another umpteen years should become an excellent university building?

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