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Synonyms for fifth

a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon

position five in a countable series of things

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one part in five equal parts

the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it

coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position

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The miller would have liked much to know the fifth, but the little peasant said: 'First, we will quickly eat the four things, for the fifth is something bad.
In the carriage, on the way down Fifth Avenue, they talked pointedly of Mrs.
The first and outermost whorl has the rim broadest, and the seven inner whorls are narrower, in the following proportions-- the sixth is next to the first in size, the fourth next to the sixth; then comes the eighth; the seventh is fifth, the fifth is sixth, the third is seventh, last and eighth comes the second.
And at the half-hour down come the sixth and fifth form boys, and take their places at the tables, which are filled up by the next biggest boys, the rest, for whom there is no room at the table, standing round outside.
Consider what a fifth part of the reading-matter of an American daily paper issued in a city of one hundred and seventy thousand inhabitants amounts to