## fives

fives a kind of handball played in England

Origin of fives

probably because origin, originally played by teams of five- Five equilateral triangles covertically placed would stand on a pentagonal base, and it was found that, by forming several sets of such pyramids, a solid could be obtained which had zo triangular faces, which met in pairs to form 30 edges, and in
**fives**to form 12 vertices. - It has 12 pentagonal faces, and 30 edges, which intersect in
**fives**to form 12 vertices. - Finger-counting is of course natural to children, and leads to grouping into
**fives**, and ultimately to an understanding of the denary system of notation. - The flowers are hermaphrodite and regular with parts in
**fives**(pentamerous) throughout, though exceptions from the pentamerous arrangement occur. - Ten is two
**fives**, 15 three**fives**, 20 is a "man" (ten fingers and ten toes), 100 is "five men," and so on.

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