- quint major,
- quint minor,
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Examples from the Web for quint
"It's Bill's," said Quint, coolly ripping up another breadth of carpet and peering under it.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
Doc Curfoot climbed in and took the wheel; Quint followed him.
I shouted; and Quint turned and looked at me, and he smiled.All the Brothers Were Valiant|Ben Ames Williams
“I thought Captain Quint very interesting,” ventured Ruhannah.
Quint thought for a moment, and then he said: "Those who have the gift."The Blue Rose Fairy Book|Maurice Baring
Word Origin for quint
1520s, "a tax of one-fifth," from Middle French quint, from Latin quintus "the fifth," ordinal to quinque "five" (see quinque-). Used in English of various groups of five since 17c. First attested 1935 as a shortening of quintuplet (American English; British English prefers quin); used originally of the Dionne quintuplets, born May 28, 1934, near Callander, Ontario, Canada.