forty-niner

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forty-niner ‎(plural forty-niners)

  1. Alternative form of 49er (in various senses)
    • 2011, Neil S. Berman, ‎Ron Guth, Coin Collecting For Dummies (page 185)
      Struck in 1925 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of California's statehood, the obverse of the coin shows a forty-niner panning for gold; the reverse of the coin shows an impressive grizzly bear.