five of a kind

noun phrase

Definition of five of a kind

: four cards of the same rank plus a wild card in one hand — see poker illustration

First Known Use of five of a kind

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of five of a kind was in 1897

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“Five of a kind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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