- the game of jacks played with five stones
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Examples from the Web for five stones
This simple form of the game was generally played only by women and children, and was called pentalitha or five-stones.
A pleasing painting in the Museum of Naples represents goddesses playing at "Five-stones."
As the specimen given shows, it closely resembles the ancient game of "Five-stones."