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n. - A miner who took part in the California gold rush in 1849.

Usage examples (32)
  • "He wasn't exactly a forty-niner," I acknowledged.
  • Yerba Buena and the reminiscences of a forty-niner.
  • Was it the spirit of some poor forty-niner come back again?
  • "Hard luck," sympathized the old man, "coming near to being a forty-niner and missing it." for more
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