Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The number five in cards or dice.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A group of five objects, or five units treated as one: used in certain games.
  • noun plural The changes which may be rung on a chime of eleven bells: so called because five pairs of bells change places in the order of ringing every time a change is rung.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Five; the number five in dice or cards.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The number five as seen on a die or on a card.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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From Middle English cink, from Middle French cinc, from Latin quinque, influenced by Italian cinque

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