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 (fĭfth, fĭth)
1. The ordinal number matching the number five in a series.
2. One of five equal parts.
3. One fifth of a gallon or four fifths of a quart of liquor.
4. Music
a. A tone five degrees above or below a given tone in a diatonic scale.
b. The interval between two such tones.
c. The harmonic combination of two such tones.
d. The dominant of a scale or key.
5. Fifth The Fifth Amendment. Used with the.

[Middle English, from Old English fīfta; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

fifth adv. & adj.
fifth′ly adv.


adv, sentence connector
another word for fifth6, fifth7
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Adv.1.fifthly - in the fifth place; "fifthly, we must adhere to the rules set by the local government"
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In respect of military method, we have, firstly, Measurement; secondly, Estimation of quantity; thirdly, Calculation; fourthly, Balancing of chances; fifthly, Victory.
Fifthly, that this last inference disturbed the second conclusion, and reopened the doubt whether Geoffrey had not been stating his own case, after all, under pretense of stating the case of a friend.
After many tears an unwritten contract was drawn up between us: first, that I would never leave Marfa Petrovna and would always be her husband; secondly, that I would never absent myself without her permission; thirdly, that I would never set up a permanent mistress; fourthly, in return for this, Marfa Petrovna gave me a free hand with the maidservants, but only with her secret knowledge; fifthly, God forbid my falling in love with a woman of our class; sixthly, in case I--which God forbid--should be visited by a great serious passion I was bound to reveal it to Marfa Petrovna.
Fourthy, fifthly, and lastly, another couple: newly married too, if one might judge from the endearments they frequently interchanged: of whom I know no more than that they were rather a mysterious, run-away kind of couple; that the lady had great personal attractions also; and that the gentleman carried more guns with him than Robinson Crusoe, wore a shooting-coat, and had two great dogs on board.
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