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  • adj. having five points


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  • She cut the deck three times and drew the King of Pentacles, holding a five-pointed star and the reins of a sorrel horse.

    Rogue Oracle

  • The five-pointed star really comes from the Pythagoreans, a mathematical symbol of organic perfection.

    Get Laid or Die Trying

  • She sits down on a bench and stares into a sea of white orange blossoms right beside her face, the fragrant five-pointed flowers floating in a sea of waxy green leaves.

    Claudia Ricci: Seeing Red -- "Ronda is in Spain, Dizzy on Orange Blossoms"

  • We must then look heavenwards and see mystical significance in the mean orbit of Mercury, which sits "within the orbit of the earth in such a proportion that it fits exactly over the pentagon at the heart of the five-pointed star".

    Prepare for the reign of Charles the Meddler | Nick Cohen

  • She is supposed also to have suggested the use of the five-pointed star rather than the six-pointed one chosen by Washington.

    Five People Born on January 1 | myFiveBest

  • In the third clump, I unearth a five-pointed silver star.

    Soul Trapper

  • The tender almond cookies are cut out into star shapes with a cookie cutter, topped with a crisp meringue and then decorated with slices of almond to really send home that five-pointed star look.

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  • The other surface reveals a smooth five-pointed star, its branches separated by the fine stippling of hundreds of tiny nodules.

    Country diary: Eriskay

  • Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal At the center of the circular window is a Star of David, out of which bursts a spiral shape and a spray of five-pointed yellow stars against panels of greenish blue.

    Celestial Window Graces Museum

  • Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal The artists 'use of the six-pointed star (a symbol of faith) and the five-pointed stars (referring to stars on the American flag) was intended to emphasize the dual traditions inherent in immigration — the synagogue was the first to be built by Eastern European Jews in America.

    Celestial Window Graces Museum


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