- next after the thirty-seventh; being the ordinal number for 38.
- being one of 38 equal parts.
- a thirty-eighth part, especially of one (1/38).
- the thirty-eighth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for thirty-eighth
Captain Boelke conquered his thirty-seventh and thirty-eighth foes.
In the thirty-eighth chapter is this sentence: 'O Isidore! '
When they had reached the latitude of thirty-eighth degree north, they came to the mouth of the Illinois River.
In the summer of 1876 the thirty-eighth State, Colorado, was added to the Union.The New Nation
Frederic L. Paxson
Eating was resumed on the thirty-eighth day with no inconvenience.The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure
Edward Hooker Dewey