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A fist or punch.
- ‘Either way, I feel moved to give him a very mature bunch of fives, in my butch way, if I ever bump into him.’
- ‘They knocked three past Rangers, racked up seven against Livingston and gave Falkirk a bunch of fives last weekend, which makes Alan Archibald's kamikaze header in the 25th minute all the more unnecessary.’
- ‘Don't blame me, or I'll ram this bunch of fives down your throat.’
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