thirty-eight

noun
thir·​ty-eight | \ˌthər-tē-ˈāt \

Definition of thirty-eight 

1 : a number that is one more than 37 — see Table of Numbers

2 : a .38 caliber handgun usually written .38

Other Words from thirty-eight

thirty-eight adjective
thirty-eight pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of thirty-eight

circa 1541, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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