five-spot five-spot

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a United States bill worth 5 dollars
  2. (n) California annual having white flowers with a deep purple blotch on each petal
  3. (n) a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips

Usage(s):

  • PTI would not be worth Reader Clark's annual five-spot did it not hump itself to improve its product.

News

  • Stanley Cup Finals 2013: Will Boston Bruins Find Steady Offense at Home?

    A return to the TD Garden should have the Boston Bruins stoked up and ready to put on an offensive explosion against the Chicago Blackhawks , right? After all, they got the split they needed at the United Center and now they get to play in front of their own fans. The last time the Bruins played a Stanley Cup Final game at home, they hung up a five-spot in Game 6 from their memorable 2011 ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "We scored a lot of runs early but we said in the dugout 'keep at it,'" said Mauer. "The White Sox can put up a five-spot at anytime. You gotta keep trying to put the pressure on and we were able to do that today."
    on May 21, 2009 By: Joe Mauer Source: USA Today

  2. "We needed this one," Rollins said. "We jump out there and get a five-spot - there's no way that should be given up."
    on Sep 2, 2007 By: Jimmy Rollins Source: USA Today

  3. "Putting the five-spot up in the fourth was big and it was nice that we continued to score," said Torre. "We were aggressive on the basepaths. We had a lot of life [Thursday]."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Joe Torre Source: CANOE

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