the five at dice, cards, etc.

1350–1400; Middle English cink < Old French cinq < Vulgar Latin *cinque, for Latin quīnque five Unabridged
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cinque (sɪŋk)
the number five in cards, dice, etc
[C14: from Old French cinq five]

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Lord warden of the cinque ports is a ceremonial official in the united kingdom.
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