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  • n. Obsolete form of cinque.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See cinque.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cinque, cinquepace.


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  • Marching in sinque with administration cheerleaders for the 'war on terror,' Keller has openly stated that he was "uncomfortable" that editors "can decide to release information that the government wants to keep secret."

    Jeanine Molloff: Prosecuting WikiLeaks, Assange, and Free Speech v. Eric Holder and a New Sedition Act

  • Kingdom whose inhabitants are all dwarfs, and so little that they are constrained to tie themselves together several in a bunch for fear of being carried away by the eagles and kites: Chuen-sinque or the Kingdom whose inhabitants have all a hole in their breasts, into which they stick a piece of wood and so carry one another from place to place, &c. &c. See P. Magal.

    Hau Kiou Choaan

  • So here we were about a year ago putting in our new kitchen in our San Cristóbal refurbished ruin in the El Cerrillo Barrio and we had a couple of great guys doing the finishing work on some of our built-in appliances while we sort of watched television and stayed on the periphery and there was a point in time where my wife walked into the kitchen hours after they had started work and let me tell you these were highly competent guys but it seems they had spent the past few hours making sure the electronic clocks on our dishwasher and stove not only worked but were in sinque precisley to the minute and they were calling out to each other the precise time at which a minute changed and I swear to God we paid them for a half day of this without realizing it until it was too late and it never even occurred to them that the first time the electricty went off there as it does all the time that each clock would record the time as precisely 12: 00Noon on the dot and that we gave not the least bit of a damn what time either the stove or dish washer said it might have been in the first place as, after all, we are retired and have no place we must be at precisely whatever hour.

    Cultural Exchange


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