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cinque

[singk] /sɪŋk/
noun
1.
the five at dice, cards, etc.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English cink < Old French cinq < Vulgar Latin *cinque, for Latin quīnque five
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  • Lord warden of the cinque ports is a ceremonial official in the united kingdom.
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cinque

/sɪŋk/
noun
1.
the number five in cards, dice, etc
Word Origin
C14: from Old French cinq five
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