a game resembling handball, played on a court having a front wall and two side walls.
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How to use fives in a sentence
When an armored truck convoy stops, the patrol leader will give the command “fives and twenty-fives” over the radio.'Fives and Twenty-Fives' Is Fiction Honed in a Combat Zone | Brian Castner | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Frat Bro Cousin Prepare for lots of high-fives with this one.Thanksgiving Talking Points Guide: Guide to Hot-Button Topics, and Ones to Avoid | Nina Strochlic | November 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
This does not seem like a very natural packaging size; things usually come in fives and tens.
Just don't expect high fives at your neighborhood barbecue for defending poor, misunderstood multinational corporations.
But more than once I was paid for my services with a handful of crinkled ones and fives.
He was starting to make his conquest backed by one twenty, three fives, four twos, and ninety cents in silver.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
The midribs are removed while green, and the leaves are rolled into bundles of convenient size, say by fives.Philippine Mats | Hugo H. Miller
Only in field artillery, in the now famous "seventy-fives," could France claim any advantage.
Bugles sang cheerily; mules, linked in fives, were being zigzagged frowardly down to water.From Capetown to Ladysmith | G. W. Steevens
He produced a wallet, from which he drew out five one-hundred-dollar bills and three fives.Ben's Nugget | Horatio, Jr. Alger
British Dictionary definitions for fives
(functioning as singular) a ball game similar to squash but played with bats or the hands
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