forty-eight

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    Cardinal: forty-eight
    Ordinal: forty-eighth

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forty-eight

  1. The cardinal number immediately following forty-seven and preceding forty-nine.

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Noun[edit]

forty-eight (plural forty-eights)

  1. (US, military) A period of 48 hours' leave, i.e. two days.
    • 1919, Our Navy, the Standard Publication of the U.S. Navy
      They had their ten-day leaves and regular forty-eights from behind the nets of Bantry Bay and Scapa Flow []