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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A musical composition for five performers; Five people considered as a unit; A set of five similar things considered as a unit; Five performers or singers who perform together.

Usage examples (37)
  • Her string quintette has been performed at Leipsic.
  • “What do you mean, a string quintette?” she asked.
  • Unlike the Hannah More quintette, they were not literary.
  • They would have a quintette of the same stripe with which to deal. for more
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