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thirty-nine

[thur-tee-nahyn]
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noun
  1. a cardinal number, 30 plus 9.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 39 or XXXIX.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
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adjective
  1. amounting to 39 in number.
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  • He cleared the water thirty-nine times before he gave up leaping.

  • That meant they had expended thirty-nine in the last charge alone.

    Blazed Trail Stories

    Stewart Edward White

  • On that day two rods caught thirty-nine sea-trout, weighing forty pounds.

    Angling Sketches

    Andrew Lang

  • With an alphabet of thirty-nine letters, but it is harsh and guttural.

    Lavengro

    George Borrow

  • There were present on this occasion thirty-nine persons, or three Covens.