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Toward the tower Criere stood the orchard full of all fruit-trees, set and ranged in a quincunx.
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I divide the city into different portions, and each day I visit another quincunx.
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
The four faces of this square axis are pierced with three round, equal, truly-bored holes, arranged in a quincunx.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
The zone is covered with fine puncta in quincunx, not visible under ordinary illumination.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Three of them enclose the orchard, which is planted quincunx-wise, with yew hedge and grass-walk all round it.
TWO SUFFOLK FRIENDSFRANCIS HINDES GROOME
The planting of a quincunx or the presentation of a pump to the parish might have proved his solitary title to fame.
THE LIFE OF SIR RICHARD BURTONTHOMAS WRIGHT
In the prickly pear, the bundles of prickles are arranged geometrically with great regularity in a perfect quincunx.
SCIENCE IN ARCADYGRANT ALLEN
The little gate that open's on the street lets one into the quincunx near the pavilion.
THE WANDERING JEW, COMPLETEEUGENE SUE
In front of them, five pots filled with water are arranged in the form of a quincunx.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
The breathless peasants reached the quincunx of beeches that formed the edge of the forest.
THE CONFESSIONS OF ARSNE LUPINMAURICE LEBLANC

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