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five hundred

n
(Card Games) a card game for three players, with 500 points for game

five′ hun′dred


n.
a variety of euchre or rummy the object of which is to score 500 points first.
[1915–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.five hundred - the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and fivefive hundred - the cardinal number that is the product of one hundred and five
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
2.five hundred - a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
Adj.1.five hundred - denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or unitsfive hundred - denoting a quantity consisting of 500 items or units
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
خمسمائة
cinc-cents
kvin cent
viisisataa
cinq cents
ötszáz
fimm hundruð
五百
quingenti
fem hundre
femhundra
beş yüz
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If it were so, the number of sides in a Circle would be a mere question of pedigree and arithmetic, and the four hundred and ninety-seventh descendant of an Equilateral Triangle would necessarily be a Polygon with five hundred sides.
A subscription of five hundred pounds, my Lady, would provide for everything--if it could only be collected.
Granted that each piece gives you five hundred, multiply five hundred by five.
The whole number of persons collected at Grand Pre finally amounted to four hundred and eighty-three men, and three hundred and thirty-seven women, heads of families; and their sons and daughters, to five hundred and twenty-seven of the former, and five hundred and seventy-six of the latter; making in the whole one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three souls.
Certainly--and I think I may afford to give them five hundred pounds a-piece.
The man obeyed, and placed in my brother's hands a purse containing five hundred pieces of gold.
Thereupon the Robber put five hundred pieces of gold into the Cadi's hand.
The building is five hundred feet long by one hundred and eighty wide, and the principal steeple is in the neighborhood of four hundred feet high.
That there shall be five hundred crowns for you, and five hundred crowns for me.
Next he asked me some questions about YOU; saying that he had heard of you as a man of good principle, and that since he was unwilling to remain your debtor, would a sum of five hundred roubles repay you for all you had done for me?
This is a bank-note," said I, "for five hundred pounds.
But when a man betted a marker in a game and said it was worth five hundred dollars, it was accepted as worth five hundred dollars.