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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
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Not many there be Who enter therein, Only the guests of the Irishman Quin. What is it, what is it But a direction out there, And the bare possibility Of going somewhere?
To some extent, they do reflect Tom's feelings about his own identity and Ah Quin. The passage of time has continued to lengthen the distance between Tom and his great grandfather.
Occasionally this penchant for pronouns only adds to the reader's discomfort, as Quin abruptly switches subjects and thoughts.
Paul took Quin back to his house in Saltash, Cornwall, and Paul's mum Mandy put him on a cold shower until an ambulance arrived.
The drama began when Quin drained petrol from the tank of an abandoned motor bike.
The Quin Casepacker is an ideal choice for both single-layer and the much more demanding multi-layer applications.
Data were collected in a variety of ways, including interviews with Quin; observations of her during interviews; home visits; and interactions with colleagues, parents, and children at the Head Start center.
A midfield change of direction by Beim caught Quins out of position for Chris Catling to claim Gloucester's second try.
Quins rugby director John Gallagher said: "What impressed us about David was his one appearance for us last season, against Leicester.
It was a fourth win on the bounce for the Quins over Neath and also a crucial bonus-point victory that pulls them further away from the bottom five ahead of a tough run-in to the season.