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- n. A .38-caliber revolver.
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- n. The cardinal number immediately following thirty-seven and preceding thirty-nine.
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- adj. being eight more than thirty
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Lyons estimates that in Philadelphia alone, in the years 1767 to 1776, one in roughly thirty-eight adults was parent to an illegitimate child.
By 2006, after a series of amendments, the law protected 165 rivers in thirty-eight states, including the Snake River in Idaho, the Black Butte in California, and the Musconetcong in New Jersey.
Democrats picked up thirty-eight seats in Congress, so that in 1965 we convened holding a two-thirds majority in the House and a staggering margin of sixty-eight to thirty-two in the Senate.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would turn thirty-eight years old in April of that season.
Anxious, tense and fatigued from a cross-country flight and their epic struggle a mere thirty-eight hours earlier, both teams began the game blowing easy layup opportunities.
Completely frustrated by everything green and lugging slowly up and down the court, a dispirited Abdul-Jabbar was made to look his age thirty-eight by Parish, who motored from baseline to baseline.
Of the thirty-eight speech passages from 2005 to 2006 that found their way into Audacity, the Obama faithful are forced to believe that Obama wrote all of them.
He found thirty-eight passages from Obama speeches delivered in 2005 or 2006 that appear virtually word for word as ordinary text in Audacity.
She read through the five counts and all thirty-eight charges, spelled out “in barbarous, presumably legal language” over twenty pages.
A total of thirty-eight “overt acts” of espionage were listed in the indictment.