Examples from the Web for quincunx
In front of them, five pots filled with water are arranged in the form of a quincunx.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
There are numerous deep pits dug within it in the quincunx form, and capable of concealing a large army.
His house has long been pulled down; his willow has fallen down in utter decay; his quincunx has been destroyed.
The breathless peasants reached the quincunx of beeches that formed the edge of the forest.The Confessions of Arsne Lupin|Maurice Leblanc
At last they took a turn to the right; and they drew up in a kind of quincunx in the midst of the pine-trees.Sentimental Education, Volume II|Gustave Flaubert