the fifth of eight defensive positions.
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How to use quinte in a sentence
On the way up lake Ontario, settlement reached no further than the western end of the bay of quinte.The History of the Post Office in British North America | William Smith
The Bay of quinte during the winter forms an excellent road to all the villages and towns on its shores.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush | Susanna Moodie
Parry of quinte (against thrusts at the left-hand side, like “quarte”).
Those defending the upper left-hand quarter are “quarte” (fourth; in supination) and “quinte” (fifth; in pronation).
Bass fishing on the Bay of quinte is famous for its excellence.Days in the Open | Lathan A. Crandall
British Dictionary definitions for quinte
the fifth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing
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