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  • n. Plural form of quintuplet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. five children born from one mother in a single pregnancy.

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Examples

  • The premise of harried parents trying to raise quintuplets is interesting, but they do nothing with it.

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  • Pemba's voice is strong and soulful as it echoes across the mountain face, triggering an avalanche that wipes out a party of five below us who were trying to become the first set of quintuplets of Lithuanian descent to reach the summit.

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  • The Alexander Doll Co. got the exclusive rights to Canada's identical Dionne quintuplets, who lived at Quintland, a tourist attraction, until the age of 9.

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  • At first we thought that they were quintuplets but there had been nothing in the paper and that sort of thing still made the news.

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  • In 2005, 68 sets of quintuplets or more were born, compared with 13 in 1990.

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  • The crowd kept screaming "Jerry!" every time Saltz appeared onscreen, which briefly confused ARTINFO into thinking we were at a taping of "Jerry Springer," and that there would be a twist where Simon de Pury is pregnant with psychic quintuplets.

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  • Pemba's voice is strong and soulful asĀ it echoes across the mountain face, triggering an avalanche that wipes out a party of five below us who were trying to become the first set of quintuplets of Lithuanian descent to reach the summit.

    My Quest to Bring Karaoke to Mt. Everest

  • Bonus Event: The Dionne quintuplets were born in Ontario, the first quints to survive infancy.

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  • This led to some bizarre genetic experiments and fantastic claims of success, such as a rooster than could lay eggs, the breeding of an earless, tailless pig, ewes that could give birth to quintuplets, and a pumpkin as heavy as a man.

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  • Born May 28th, 1934, The Dionne sisters Annette, Cecile, Yvonne, Emilie and Marie were the world's first living quintuplets.

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