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Definition of fives


noun - plural

  • rights to a sitting space recently vacated, that one intends on occupying again in the near future. One "calls fives" to claim, for example, a spot on a sofa when one gets up to use the bathroom. Anyone is permitted to sit in the seat during the person's absence, but must give it up immediately when that person returns. One would say, "I've got fives" while getting up from a seat.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to claim.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Anonymous from Wexford, PA, USA on Nov 05 1997.

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Other terms relating to 'to claim':

Definitions include: to claim ownership, at least temporarily.
Definitions include: the passenger seat in a vehicle.
Definitions include: to claim the (front) seat next to the driver in an automobile.
Definitions include: to lay claim to.

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Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: leaving.
Definitions include: in jail
Definitions include: a "Long Island Ice Tea" (also called a "Long Island Iced Tea") which is a strong alcoholic mixed drink.
Definitions include: See five by five.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: See nine to five.
Definitions include: to leave or exit quickly.
Definitions include: to reserve something for the next five minutes, while one is absent.
Definitions include: a punch.
Definitions include: leaving.
Definitions include: fine, good, okay.
Definitions include: a fancy word.
Definitions include: stolen, lifted, heisted, boosted, shoplifted.

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