Definition of Quint

1. Noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.

Exact synonyms: 5, Cinque, Fin, Five, Fivesome, Little Phoebe, Pentad, Phoebe, Quintet, Quintuplet, V
Generic synonyms: Digit, Figure



2. Noun. One of five children born at the same time from the same pregnancy.
Exact synonyms: Quin, Quintuplet
Generic synonyms: Sib, Sibling

Definition of Quint

1. n. A set or sequence of five, as in piquet.

Definition of Quint

1. Noun. (music) an interval of one fifth ¹

2. Noun. (''in piquet'') a sequence of five playing cards of the same suit; equivalent to a straight flush in poker ¹

3. Noun. (American English) a quin or quintuplet ¹

4. Noun. (firefighting) A vehicle used by firefighters that combines the capabilities of a fire engine and a fire truck, having the ability to provide vertical access as well as pump water to fight a fire. ¹

5. Noun. quinte; In fencing, the fifth fencer in parrying or attacking position. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quint

1. a group of five [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quint

quinquevalvular
quinquevir
quinquevirate
quinquevirates
quinqueviri
quinquevirs
quinquina
quinquivalence
quinquivalent
quins
quinsied
quinsies
quinsy
quinsyberry
quinsywort
quint (current term)
quinta
quintagenarian
quintagenarians
quintain
quintains
quintal
quintals
quintan
quintans
quintar
quintars
quintas
quintate

Literary usage of Quint

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1898)
"quint would have yelled for Cliff, but he was n't sure Cliff was within hearing; ... The dog was not with his master; but quint cared little for that ..."

2. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"After a trial in which Barry has as usual ruled against him, quint exclaimed, "Judge, I never did have any show in your court!" "No, sir," replied Barry, ..."

3. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"Quiet, calm, serene. quint (Lat.) (quint.) quinta (It.) (quén-ta. ... tet- ä as in ah ; 3. as in hate ; ä as in at; ë as quint- ..."

4. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"quint-bass. An organ pedal-stop. See quint. ... Octave quint ; the twelfth. ... See A'otes. quint-saite (Ger.) (quint sî-të.) Treble string. Quire. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"quint-stride, the (a) harmonic or (b) melodic progression of a fifth ... quint'absatz (Ger.) A half-close, in the midst of a piece, on the dominant ..."

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