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Quinconce (Quincunx)

The arrangement of five units in the pattern corresponding to the five-spot on dice, playing cards, or dominoes. A quincunx is often used in Hoodoo as a sort of "artificial crossroad" and can be created inside a room in the house. The quincunx or five-spot is generally used for scaling and fixing spells in place.

Pad of Definitions (2.11 Playthings), Official Website

2.11 Playthings

Sam: You see this pattern here? (tapping a five-point symbol engraved in the urn) That's a quincunx, that's a five-spot.
While investigating Sam finds an urn in the hallway with an inscribed quincunx and Dean sees a photograph of a Rose and her nanny, who is wearing a quincunx necklace.

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