noun plural but singular in construction

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

Word History


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

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“Cinq-cents.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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