\ ˈkwint \

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The oldest of the quints, Ava and Olivia, are identical twins. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Who Is Danielle Busby? Everything You Need to Know About the Mom of Quints on 'OutDaughtered'," 15 June 2018 Olivia wears circle earrings, while the rest of the quints wear stars. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Everything You Need to Know About the Busby Quints, the Cutest Stars of 'OutDaughtered'," 10 July 2018 Complications from the preeclampsia prevented Briana from seeing the quints until the day after delivery, which made for an even more emotional first meeting. Sarah Schreiber, Good Housekeeping, "After 2 Years of Infertility, These First-Time Parents Just Had Quintuplets," 16 May 2017 The quint will be housed at Station No. 2, which previously didn’t have a truck with engine capabilities. Anna Bybee-schier, chicagotribune.com, "'The latest and greatest in technology': Franklin Park Fire Department welcomes new quint truck," 16 Apr. 2018 The parents of the two-year-old quints, as well as 6-year-old daughter, Blayke, came face to face with the reality of Adam's condition. Carly Breit, Country Living, "'OutDaughtered' Dad Reveals He Didn't Want to 'Burden' His Wife with His Postpartum Depression," 9 Aug. 2017 How do skaters feel about the prospects of a quint? NBC News, "Will figure skating ever see a quintuple jump? Here's what physics says," 23 Feb. 2018 In one of the adjacent rooms, coin dealer Donald Kagin of Tiburon was displaying his treasure: the plain obverse quint, first coin ever minted by the United States. Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle, "George Shultz is honored, pays tribute to Alexander Hamilton," 13 Jan. 2018 One of the quints, baby Dillon, was barely breathing upon delivery and ended up needing to spend more time in the neonatal intensive care unit after his siblings went home. Aurelie Corinthios, PEOPLE.com, "Hodges Half Dozen Stars Don't Know 'Whether to Laugh or Cry' as They Welcome Premature Quintuplets," 12 Sep. 2017

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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