WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
cinque  (singk), 
n. 

    Gamesthe five at dice, cards, etc.
Etymology:
  • Vulgar Latin *cinque, for Latin quīnque five
  • Old French cinq
  • Middle English cink 1350–1400


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

cinque /sɪŋk/ n
  1. the number five in cards, dice, etc
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French cinq five



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