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[n] a team that plays basketball
[n] the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
[adj] being one more than four

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\Five\, a. [OE. fif, five, AS. f[=i]f, f[=i]fe; akin to D. vijf, OS. f[=i]f, OHG. finf, funf, G. f["u]nf, Icel. fimm, Sw. & Sw. Dan. fem, Goth. fimf, Lith. penki, W. pump, OIr. c['o]ic, L. quinque, Gr. ?, [AE]ol. ?, Skr. pa?can. [root]30
3. Cf. {Fifth}, {Cinque}, {Pentagon}, {Punch} the drink, {Quinary}.] Four and one added; one more than four. {Five nations} (Ethnol.), a confederacy of the Huron-Iroquois Indians, consisting of five tribes: Mohawks, Onondagas, Cayugas, Oneidas, and Senecas. They inhabited the region which is now the State of new York.
\Five\ (f[imac]v), n.
1. The number next greater than four, and less than six; five units or objects. Five of them were wise, and five were foolish. --Matt. xxv.
2.
2. A symbol representing this number, as 5, or V.

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