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  • n. A group of six persons or things.

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

  • n. six people considered as a unit


six +‎ -some (Wiktionary)


  • We now had a sixsome of our own, though two of them were not playing.

    The Italian Summer

  • I was hoping against hope that the sixsome were going to spend half an hour on the driving range, so we could tee off before them.

    The Italian Summer

  • On this most sociable of all golf days, we encountered a trim woman standing near the net, waiting for the remains of the noxious sixsome to finish playing the tenth.

    The Italian Summer

  • Just as the ball reached its apex, two of the women members of the sixsome came walking out of the woods into the landing area.

    The Italian Summer

  • But I have to report that there were various half-serious comments made among us to the general opinion that we were as glad some members of the slow sixsome werent hit as we were that they had almost been hit.

    The Italian Summer

  • In a moment, several moments actually, the sixsome moved off in the direction of the driving range, which brought me to the happy conclusion that they would be teeing off after us and I would never see them again for as long as I lived.

    The Italian Summer

  • As I had feared, there was the sixsome, loudly trying to figure out who would ride with whom.

    The Italian Summer

  • At long last, there seemed to be no further evidence of the sixsome on the short grass below, so I stood up on the tee and hit a two hybrid that sailed up into the morning sun, high over the trees on the right side of the fairway, then began to curl gently left.

    The Italian Summer

  • He was with two friends and their young female guests, a sixsome, and he was badgering Emilio in loud English about carts and had a list of other questions, which Emilio answered, it seemed to me, with a beautifully balanced mixture of patience and disdain.

    The Italian Summer

  • The two couples frequently socialized together and often formed a sixsome with screenwriter Bobby Lees and his wife Jeannie.

    Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood


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