a confederacy of Iroquoian Indians: the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca, and, after the 18th century, the Tuscarora.
(formerly) a confederacy of North American Indian peoples living mainly in and around present-day New York state, consisting of the Cayugas, Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, and Senecas Also called Iroquois See also Six Nations
[fahyv-leg-id, -legd] /ˈfaɪvˈlɛg ɪd, -ˈlɛgd/ adjective, Nautical. 1. (of a schooner) having five masts.
- Five nations championship
noun 1. (rugby Union) a former annual competition involving the national sides of England, France, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales; replaced by the Six Nations Championship in 2000
noun A police officer; the police: Why you think you and the flap can shut the Deuce down? Five-oh can’t do it [1980s+ Teenagers; fr the television police-adventure series Hawaii Five-O]
noun The fists [1940s+ Prizefight; fr the minimum weight of boxing gloves]