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foursome

Noun

1 four people considered as a unit; "he joined a barbershop quartet"; "the foursome teed off before 9 a.m." [syn: quartet, quartette]
2 the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one [syn: four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion, quaternary, quaternity, quartet, quadruplet, Little Joe]

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Etymology

From four + -some.

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Noun

  1. A group of four, a quartet or a game (such as golf) played by four players, especially by two teams of two.

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