from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old Neapolitan money of account, the fortieth part of a ducat of the realm, being about an English penny.
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_quaterno_ so as to include a _terno_ and _ambo_, and a _cinquino_ so as to include all.
_cinquino_; and of course the prizes increase in rapid proportion to the numbers played, -- the sum gained multiplying very largely on each additional number.