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Five

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Five

Four and one added; one more than four.

(Science: ethnology) five nations, a confederacy of the Huron-Iroquois indians, consisting of five tribes: Mohawks, Onondagas, Cayugas, Oneidas, and Senecas. They inhabited the region which is now the state of new York.

Origin: oe. Fif, five, as. Fif, fife; akin to D. Vijf, os. Fif, OHG. Finf, funf, g. Funf, Icel. Fimm, Sw. & Sw. Dan. Fem, goth. Fimf, lith. Penki, W. Pump, OIr. Coic, L. Quinque, gr, aeol, Skr. Pacan. 303. Cf. Fifth, Cinque, Pentagon, punch the drink, Quinary.