- of, relating to, or characteristic of a five-and-ten.
Origin of five-and-ten
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for five-and-ten
Most of the latter she had purchased from the five-and-ten, but they all carried a point.Linda Carlton, Air Pilot
One finds cheap substitutes, but one also finds new commodities made for the five-and-ten trade.Proclaim Liberty!
A five-and-ten furnished a pair of heavy-rimmed glasses that seemed to have blanks in them, and he decided he might get by.Pursuit
Lester del Rey