Definition of 'eighty-six'
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There was something else in the air and it scared him -- scared him more than anything, in all his eighty-six years, had scared him before. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (1971)Michele counted the dollar and eighty-six cents in silence, then dredged up a last ounce of courtesy. SOMETHING IN THE WATER (1971)The Contessa had been eighty-six and only in the last two years had she been unable to walk, slowly, very slowly, in the garden with him. THE GOLDEN LION (1971)
As it was, I still had signed eighty-six fewer documents than were legally required for such an excursion. THE DICE MAN (1971)
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