Definition of quint in English:


Syllabification: quint
Pronunciation: /kwint


1(In piquet) a sequence of five cards of the same suit. A run of ace, king, queen, jack, and ten is a quint major and one of jack, ten, nine, eight, and seven a quint minor.
[ late 17th century: from French, from Latin quintus 'fifth', from quinque 'five']
2North American short for quintuplet.
More example sentences
  • The mother and all the quints, who weigh from 1,490 to 1,820 grams each, are in good condition, said sources at Beijing Maternity Hospital, where the delivery took place.
  • During the Great Depression, five quint girls were born in Ontario; Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie and Yvonne.
  • When I had unprotected sex with a woman, she became pregnant and gave birth to my little quints.

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