thirty-eight

[ thur-tee-eyt ]
/ ˈθɜr tiˈeɪt /

noun

a cardinal number, 30 plus 8.
a symbol for this number, as 38 or XXXVIII.
a set of this many persons or things.

adjective

amounting to 38 in number.

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38
[ thur-tee-eyt ]
/ ˈθɜr tiˈeɪt /

noun, plural 38s, 38's.

a pistol or revolver using a cartridge approximately .38 inch in diameter.
the cartridge itself.
Also thir·ty-eight.
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