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Definition of cinq-cents

: a card game like bézique but played with one 32-card pack

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History and Etymology for cinq-cents

French, literally, five hundred, from cinq five (from Latin quinque) + cents, plural of cent hundred, from Latin centum

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“Cinq-cents.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cinq-cents. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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