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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quint \Quint\, n. [F. quinte, fr. L. quintus, quinta, the fifth, quinque five. See Five.] 1. A set or sequence of five, as in piquet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) The interval of a fifth. [1913 Webster] 3. one of a set of quintuplets. [informal] [PJC]