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 for foursome
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foursome \Four"some\, n.
     1. (Golf) A game between four players, with two on each side
        and each side playing but one ball, the partners striking
        alternately. It is called a mixed foursome when each side
        consists of a man and a woman.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. A group of four people or objects; as, we need another
        player to make a foursome for bridge.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foursome \Four"some\ (f[=o]r"s[u^]m), a. [Four + 2d -some.]
     Consisting of four; requiring four participants. [Scot. or
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "foursome":
     Little Joe, biquadrate, bout, contest, decathlon, double-header,
     doubles, event, four, four-part diaphony, game, games of chance,
     go, match, meet, pentathlon, play, play-off, quad, quadrangle,
     quadrature, quadrennium, quadrilateral, quadrille, quadrinomial,
     quadruplet, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity,
     quatrefoil, race, rectangle, runoff, singles, sport, square,
     square dance, squaring, tetrad, tetragon, tetragram,
     tetragrammaton, tetrahedron, tetralogy, tetraphony, tetrapody,
     threesome, twosome

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