all fives

noun plural but usually singular in construction

Definition of all fives

1 : a form of all fours in which the five of trumps has a scoring value of five points

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First Known Use of all fives

1838, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“All fives.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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