quintagenarian

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quintagenarian ‎(plural quintagenarians)

  1. One who is between the ages of 50 and 59, inclusive.
    That would be bad enough, God knows! but what is it to finding yourself in an infernal "fix," at a dinner-table, with a literary quintagenarian at your elbow... — William Hamilton Maxwell, Highlands and Islands (1852)