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cinque

 (sĭngk, săngk)
n. Games
The number five in cards or dice.

[Middle English cink, from Old French cinc, from Latin quīnque, five; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

cinque

(sɪŋk)
n
1. (Card Games) the number five in cards, dice, etc
2. (Gambling, except Cards) the number five in cards, dice, etc
[C14: from Old French cinq five]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cinque - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and onecinque - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
References in classic literature ?
Mais oui, mademoiselle: voile cinq ou six heures que nous n'avons pas mange.
A Henry cinq cedera (his crown of course); de Saint-Cloud partira; en nauf (that's an old French word for skiff, vessel, felucca, corvette, anything you like) errera--"