Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having six spots, as an insect or a playing-card: as, the six-spot burnet-moth.
- n. A playing-card with six pips.
- n. a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
“Suddenly, there in the viewfinder, was a six-spot burnet moth on the orchid blossoms.”
“In these hot June days, meadow brown and ringlet butterflies, together with six-spot burnet moths, bumblebees and solitary bees and hoverflies, visit the pea family plants of bird's-foot trefoils, melilots, medicks, vetches and clovers.”
“The commercials, from ad agency Wieden + Kennedy, broke in early February as part of a six-spot "Smell Like a Man, Man" ad campaign for Old Spice.”
“The "hole" card was not promising -- it was only a six-spot; but, backing his luck, Smith bet high on it.”
“A king of diamonds showed first, then a ten-spot and a six-spot of the same suit.”
“In the tournament opener Friday afternoon, the Sooners hung a six-spot in the home first on the way to a 16-5 rout of Mississippi State.”
“The Indians put up a six-spot in the fourth inning, half those runs coming on a bases-clearing triple over the right fielder's head by Staub, extending their margin to 11-4.”
“After Hercik had a three-pitch inning in the top half, his mates put up a six-spot.”
“Zach Kroenke (1-1) spelled Buckner, but a double, two singles and two walks later, Sacramento put up a six-spot in the frame, building a lead it didn't relinquish and handing Kroenke his first loss of the season.”
“Somonauk - which tallied 28 hits on the day - put up a six-spot in each of its first two at-bats before putting up 19 runs in the top of the third inning.”
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