fifties
fifties fifties n. 1. the decade from 1950 to 1959. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the time of life between 50 and 60.

Syn: mid-fifties. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Fifties — Fifty Fif ty, n.; pl. {Fifties}. 1. The sum of five tens; fifty units or objects. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing fifty units, as 50, or l. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fifties — noun a) Fifty dollar bills. b) The decade of the 1950s …   Wiktionary

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