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five-spot

[fahyv-spot] /ˈfaɪvˌspɒt/
noun
1.
a playing card or the upward face of a die bearing five pips; a domino one half of which bears five pips.
2.
Slang. a five-dollar bill.
3.
a low plant, Nemophila maculata, of the waterleaf family, native to western and central California, having white flowers with a purple spot at the tip of each of its five petals.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism
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  • The test is designed in a five-spot configuration, allowing for an effective data collection and monitoring program.
  • Lignite test site with rig set up at injection well, showing five-spot configuration.
British Dictionary definitions for five-spot

five-spot

noun
1.
(in the US) a five-dollar bill
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Slang definitions & phrases for five-spot

five-spot

noun
  1. A five-dollar bill (1890s+)
  2. A five-year prison sentence (1900+ Underworld)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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