five


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the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

a team that plays basketball

a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips

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being one more than four

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Americans and Englishmen often join one or another of the five corps.
Yes, Arethusa herself and Pandora, whom we all know by her box, looked down upon the two new managers of the Opera, who ended by clutching at some piece of wreckage and from there stared silently at Box Five on the grand tier.
To give New York the seven million electric lights that have abolished night in that city requires twelve private exchanges and five hundred and twelve telephones.
Gilbert of the White Hand followed with five, and Clifton with four.
At the end of five years about five hundred almost perfect eggs have been chosen from the thousands brought forth.
The five antagonists of Phileas Fogg had met in the great saloon of the club.
Furthermore, lines two and three, four and five, six and seven, have the same tones on the even syllables.
Ten years, and five as a supernumerary make fifteen.
He soon arranged a prompt and certain manner of traveling, by sending relays of horses to Chantilly, so that he might be in Paris in five or six hours.
The whole number of persons collected at Grand Pre finally amounted to four hundred and eighty-three men, and three hundred and thirty-seven women, heads of families; and their sons and daughters, to five hundred and twenty-seven of the former, and five hundred and seventy-six of the latter; making in the whole one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three souls.
She had supposed it to be worth at least five times as much.
I shall promise them five hundred livres for a month if they return, nothing if they do not return, or half for their kindred.
The cliffs towered above me a good five thousand feet.
Shall the qualifications be divided so that five hundred rich should be equal to a thousand poor, or shall the thousand have equal power with the five hundred?
Under King Otho the revenues of the State were five millions of dollars--raised from a tax of one-tenth of all the agricultural products of the land (which tenth the farmer had to bring to the royal granaries on pack-mules any distance not exceeding six leagues) and from extravagant taxes on trade and commerce.