forty-five

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

for·ty–five

noun \ˌfr-tē-ˈfīv\

: a small gun : a type of pistol

: a small record with one song on each side

Full Definition of FORTY-FIVE

1
— see number table
2
:  a .45 caliber handgun —usually written .45
3
:  a phonograph record designed to be played at 45 revolutions per minute —usually written 45
forty–five adjective
forty–five pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of FORTY-FIVE

circa 1623

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