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Definition of "quint" []

  • A sequence of five cards of the same suit in one hand in piquet. (noun)
  • A quintuplet. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quint" in a sentence
  • "Then he stretches his long neck again, lays his little witless head on the side again, bobs and bobs, looks and looks and looks, says _quint, quint, quint, quint_ -- "I _think_ I'll go to roost," but is just as undecided as ever."
  • "We've all seen the press stories about the proposed idea of a so-called quint, or five-power meeting."
  • "a mutation fine known as the quint was payable to the public treasury."