- a cardinal number, 30 plus 9.
- a symbol for this number, as 39 or XXXIX.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 39 in number.
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Examples from the Web for thirty-nine
Similarly, the thirty-nine framers at Philadelphia were allowed to profess their faith even in the public square.The Constitution and the Candidates: Race, Religion, Romney, and Ryan
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He cleared the water thirty-nine times before he gave up leaping.Tales of Fishes
That meant they had expended thirty-nine in the last charge alone.Blazed Trail Stories
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On that day two rods caught thirty-nine sea-trout, weighing forty pounds.Angling Sketches
With an alphabet of thirty-nine letters, but it is harsh and guttural.Lavengro
There were present on this occasion thirty-nine persons, or three Covens.The Witch-cult in Western Europe
Margaret Alice Murray