quintagenarian

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quintagenarian (plural quintagenarians)

  1. One who is between the ages of 50 and 59, inclusive.
    • 1852, William Hamilton Maxwell, Highlands and Islands
      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 []