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quin

(kwɪn)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) Brit short for quintuplet2 US and Canadian word: quint
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Noun1.quin - one of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
sib, sibling - a person's brother or sister
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quin

n (Brit) abbr of quintupletFünfling m
References in classic literature ?
Not many there be Who enter therein, Only the guests of the Irishman Quin.
For envy is a gadding passion, and walketh the streets, and doth not keep home: Non est curiosus, quin idem sit malevolus.
The harle- quin on the bank turned his little pug nose up to me.
CARMARTHEN Quins went to the top of the western pool of the WRU's new Fosters Challenge Cup after beating Llanelli at a wet and windy Carmarthen Park.
ABERAVON'S unbeaten run continued despite a late surge by Carmarthen Quins which fully stretched the winners' defence, but did not break it.
It also left Quins ruing their inability to break down Wasps at the Stoop last week as they only finished behind their Premiership rivals due to a marginally inferior head-to-head record.
The win for the Quins backs up their successes of Newport and Bridgend, but Thomas said afterwards this win against their Carmarthenshire neighbours was their toughest so far after being pushed all the way.
TWO late penalties from full-back Jack Maynard was enough to book Quins a place in the Swalec Cup quarter- finals.
The stats would suggest the Exiles don't have a prayer against the Premiership leaders, but anyone backing Quins to cover a double-figure handicap will have to be aware of a rainy forecast.
Quins were classier behind the scrum with fly-half Nick Evans a constant threat and the slick passing in the backline leading to tries for wingers Sam Smith and Ugo Monye.
The ERC board says its disciplinary officer Roger O'Connor has brought misconduct charges against Quins, officials and staff "as far as is feasible in this instance.
Richards caused a stir last Quins v Leinster tomorrow, 3.