cinque

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cinque the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cinque Five; the number five in dice or cards.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cinque A group of five objects, or five units treated as one: used in certain games.
    • n cinque plural The changes which may be rung on a chime of eleven bells: so called because five pairs of bells change places in the order of ringing every time a change is rung.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cinque singk the number five as on dice
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. cinq, fr. L. quinque, five. See Five
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

All derelicts found without the limits by Cinque Port vessels are droits of admiralty.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
It has memories of occupation long before days of Cinque Port emulation.
"The Cornwall Coast" by Arthur L. Salmon
These were the Earls of Pembroke, Shrewsbury, and Arundel, the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, the Lord Mayor, and sundry knights.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
The fleet of the Cinque Ports was no longer sufficient to cope with the enemy.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Shrubby cinque-foil Yellow Wet grounds; N. E. Common.
"Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880" by Various
This was a famous name among the sailors of the Cinque Ports.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
But the glory of these redoubtable Cinque Ports has departed.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Sir Thomas Cheney, K.G., was Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports in the latter part of the 16th century.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
I would not so much as make water but in a cinque-pace.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
The court can hear appeals from the Cinque Ports salvage commissioners, such appeals being final (Cinque Ports Act 1821).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
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In poetry:

And down the coast, all taking up the burden,
Replied the distant forts,
As if to summon from his sleep the Warden
And Lord of the Cinque Ports.
"The Warden Of The Cinque Ports. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Trattoria Cinque specializes in thin-crust Roman-style pizzas.
Russell Bellanca is the owner of TriBeCa's new Italian spot Trattoria Cinque , a restaurant where the focus is on five — five appetizers, five entrees, five desserts and five white and red wines and it changes five times a year.
Cinque 's Fourth Leaf.
Rock served along side Sgt Don Cinque for 7 years before retiring in September of 2011.
During his years of service Rock and Sgt Cinque are.
Rick Steves' Europe: Cinque Terre , Italy.
After arriving Monterosso, Italy, last month for a daylong hike through the five seaside villages of Cinque Terre , one of my friends had that sinking.
Cinque Terre National Park, Italy.
We explored the Cinque Terre area and then went to the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Cinque Terre is a national park along the Italian Riviera.
Nestled along a rugged stretch of Mediterranean coastline, Cinque Terre is a collection of five towns overlooking the Ligurian Sea.
Cinque Terre 's dramatic cover girl.
Italy's Cinque Terre is a quintet of villages clinging to a bit of rugged coastline between Genoa and Pisa.
Peled draws on artistic background for Cinque Terre 's creative cuisine.
Colorful Seattle building inspired by Cinque Terre .
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In science:

Di tanti che erano ne ho fatto cinque cento fogli di carta bianchi e io su quelli ho scritto giorni e mesi per fare una storia.
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
Les syst`emes de Pfaff `a cinque variables et les ´equations aux d´eriv´ees partielles du second ordre.
The Geodesics of Rolling Ball Systems
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