five-spot

noun

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1 : a California annual herb (Nemophila maculata) with showy flowers having a conspicuous purple blotch at the end of each corolla lobe
2 : an oil well made to produce copiously by pumping water under pressure into four other holes surrounding it
b slang : a five-dollar bill Sure, it was a form of panhandling. But with that sponge and squeegee, he gave dignity to it … . I figured … this time I'd give him a five-spot.— Mike Royko, Pittsburgh Press, 23 Aug. 1987

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“Five-spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/five-spot. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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