thirty–eight

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noun thir·ty–eight \ˌthər-tē-ˈāt\

Definition of thirty–eight

  1. 1 :  a number that is one more than 37 — see number table

  2. 2 :  a .38 caliber handgun —usually written .38

thirty–eight

adjective

thirty–eight

pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of thirty–eight

circa 1541

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