Definition of Thirty-eight

1. Adjective. Being eight more than thirty.

Exact synonyms: 38, Xxxviii
Similar to: Cardinal



Definition of Thirty-eight

1. Number. The cardinal number immediately following thirty-seven and preceding thirty-nine. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thirty-eight

thirteen hundred
thirteenfold
thirteenish
thirteenness
thirteenpence
thirteenpenny
thirteens
thirteenth
thirteenthly
thirteenths
thirties
thirtieth
thirtiethly
thirtieths
thirty
thirty-eight (current term)
thirty-eighth
thirty-fifth
thirty-first
thirty-five
thirty-four
thirty-fourth
thirty-nine
thirty-ninth
thirty-one
thirty-oneth
thirty-second
thirty-second note
thirty-second notes
thirty-seven

Literary usage of Thirty-eight

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1. Journal by General Assembly, Pennsylvania General Assembly. Senate, Pennsylvania (1901)
"637 'Edward M. Thompson had six hundred and thirty nine votes, 639 Justus Watkins had six hundred and thirty-eight votes, .. 638 JA Welsch had six hundred ..."

2. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"... For eleven additional clerks in said office, per act of July seven, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, thirteen thousand two hundred dollars; ..."

3. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad (1900)
"CHAPTER thirty-eight "!T ALL begins, as I've told you, with the man called Brown," ran the opening sentence of Marlow's narrative. ..."

4. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"... eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, shall not he withheld from any widow whose hushand died after the passage of the aet of the seventh of June, ..."

5. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"... the sum of four hundred and twenty-one thousand four hundred and thirty-eight dollars and sixty-eight cents, in manner as follows, viz: one hundred and ..."

6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... and imperfect origin of the western churches oí of religion in that city about the middle of the third century, and after a peace of thirty-eight years. ..."

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