quincunx

[ kwing-kuhngks, kwin- ]
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Associated words: quinary, quintuple, quintuplicate, quincunx.

There are numerous deep pits dug within it in the quincunx form, and capable of concealing a large army.

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.

What is more beautiful than the quincunx, which, whatever way you look, retains the same direct position?

His house has long been pulled down; his willow has fallen down in utter decay; his quincunx has been destroyed.

They helped him to construct his quincunx; to plant, to sort spars and stones, and to fix them in the wall.

Toward the tower Criere stood the orchard full of all fruit-trees, set and ranged in a quincunx.

The four faces of this square axis are pierced with three round, equal, truly-bored holes, arranged in a quincunx.

The zone is covered with fine puncta in quincunx, not visible under ordinary illumination.

The planting of a quincunx or the presentation of a pump to the parish might have proved his solitary title to fame.

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