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fives


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fives  \Fives\  (f[imac]vz),  n.  pl 
  A  kind  of  play  with  a  ball  against  a  wall,  resembling  tennis; 
  --  so  named  because  three  fives,  or  fifteen,  are  counted  to 
  the  game.  --Smart. 
 
  {Fives  court},  a  place  for  playing  fives. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fives  \Fives\,  n.  [See  {Vives}.] 
  A  disease  of  the  glands  under  the  ear  in  horses;  the  vives. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fives 
  n  :  (British)  a  game  resembling  handball;  played  on  a  court  with 
  a  front  wall  and  two  side  walls 




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