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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 ?
It seems that some honest mariners of Dover, or Sandwich, or some one of the Cinque Ports, had after a hard chase succeeded in killing and beaching a fine whale which they had originally descried afar off from the shore.
"Cinque lire," they had cried, "cinque lire!" They sparred at each other, and one of them was hit lightly upon the chest.
[28 January 1483] "Item dedi die Martis xxviii mensis pro bocchali [?] sedici, quatro grandi pro quatrinis sei l'uno de unpetitto l'uno, dodici de mezzo petitto l'uno pro quatrini cinque ciaschuno bolognini vintiuno, et bolognini quaranta pro dieci lancie longe, et bolognini vinticinque pro dieci lancie mezane, et pro spongnie bolognini quindici, et bolognini undici pro quatro catini de legno, et bolognini octo pro bollecte large et corte, et bolognini doi pro supradicto et bolognini dicisepte et mezzo pro cinque stutatori de ferro staginato pro quatrini quatordici l'uno, et hec pro le exequie de la Reverendissima ...
Haydn & Hummel: Trumpet Concertos; Albinoni: Concerto "Saint Marc"; Torelli: Sonata a Cinque. Martin Berinbaum, trumpet; Johannes Somary, English Chamber Orchestra.
Take the mirror-bottomed Cinque Pozzi (Five wells; 1965-66), for example.
A giunta, or appendix, known as the Cinque canti, or "Five Cantos," was published posthumously in 1545.
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