Quint meaning

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A quintuplet.
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(music) An interval of one fifth.
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(in piquet) A sequence of five playing cards of the same suit; equivalent to a straight flush in poker.
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(US) A quin or quintuplet.
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(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.
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Quinte; In fencing, the fifth fencer in parrying or attacking position.
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A sequence of five cards of the same suit in one hand in piquet.
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Origin of quint

  • French quinte from Old French interval of a fifth (in music) feminine of quint fifth from Latin quīntus penkwe in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition