Origin of cinque
Examples from the Web for cinque
My buddies and I took a train up to Cinque Terre, which is a beautiful part of Italy in wine country.‘My First Time’: Josh Duhamel on His First Kiss, First Heartbreak & More|Josh Duhamel|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I hiked the Cinque Terre with Dan, and have gotten dozens of early reads from him.
His open hands had won for this remarkable tenor the nickname, Cinque e cinque fanno dieci!My Recollections|Jules Massenet
I dont study dinners at home, we have never given one in Cinque Cento House.The Celebrity at Home|Violet Hunt
Cinque now took command of the vessel; placed Si-si at the helm; gave his people plenty to eat and drink.A Visit To The United States In 1841|Joseph Sturge
Close to San Simeone are the cinque pozzi—five fountains in a row, with iron wheels above them.The Near East|Robert Hichens
A name in old times for the inhabitants of the Cinque Ports; the burgesses of Ipswich are also so called.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
British Dictionary definitions for cinque
Word Origin for cinque
Word Origin and History for cinque
used for "five" in English in some situations, especially at cards or dice, late 14c., from French cinq, dissimilated from Latin quinque "five," in Late Latin also cinque (see five).