Eighty-eight definition

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(slang) A piano.
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A high-velocity gun with a caliber of 88 millimeters, used by German troops as an antiaircraft and antitank weapon during World War II.
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An artillery shell, especially one fired by this gun.
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Origin of eighty-eight

  • Sense 3, from the number of its keys

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition