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  • noun Plural form of quint.


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  • The "sub-disintegrator power" reached the ships as an ordinary broadcast reception at a negligible amperage, but from one to 500 "quints"

    The Airlords of Han

  • Statistically we're talking about a few hundred births (quints or more) out of a total of roughly 4.3 million total births in America.

    Baby Boom

  • We need them extra kids for a little extra money—we want to take the quints on a all-you-can-eat Caribbean cruise—but They.


  • "Ricky made the quints film for the Saturday Evening Post," Mr. Pennebaker said of the movie, entitled "Happy Mother's Day."

    The Man Who Held Up a Mirror to America

  • I know the father of quints in the upper Midwest (that's enough of a clue for you), and he said the producers who wanted to film their lives started out offering him and his wife a house, and by the time the crew was actually in their lives to do some filming, the offer was basically down to a fridge.

    Will the Duggars Inherit the Earth? - Boing Boing

  • Commissioned in 1963 to make a film about America's first successful quintuplet birth, Leacock and Joyce Chopra captured the quints' mother's anxiety at her sudden celebrity and the surrounding South Dakota community's eagerness to cash in on it.

    The Man Who Held Up a Mirror to America

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

    Len Berman: Top 5 Sports Stories

  • His wife gave birth to quints, and for the next season and a half Mora batted just .205 at home but .254 on the road.

    Len Berman: Top 5 Sports Stories

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  • Matt, Veronica, Paul, Danielle and Derek Martino, when they were born in 1989 -- I feel so old now -- they were believed to be only the 18th set of quints born in this country.

    CNN Transcript May 21, 2007


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