from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as cinquefoil.

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  • noun heraldry Alternative spelling of cinquefoil.


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  • TRITONIDES, which are notably trefoil; the NAIADES, notably quatrefoil, but for which I keep their present pretty name; and the BATRACHIDES, [59] notably cinqfoil, for which I keep their present ugly one, only changing it from Latin into Greek.

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers John Ruskin 1859


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