Meaning of forty-two

for•ty-two

Pronunciation: (fôr'tē t'), [key]
— n.
  1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 2.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 42 or XLII.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
  4. a game for two persons or two partnerships played with dominoes but based upon the rules for all fours.
—adj.
  1. amounting to 42 in number.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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