By the time the book was finally published, I was on my fifth editor and my third publishing house.
I was trapped in an eerie artistic fifth dimension, feeling misty-eyed and heavy-limbed.
He shot himself at his desk on the fifth floor of the Corner House, leaving a note warning others of the atrocities to come.
Hill nods toward an empty fifth of Knob Creek bourbon on his dressing room shelf.
Immigration detention is held to a fifth Amendment standard, said Lyall of the ACLU.
After the fourth he goes at the fifth, and after him he attacks the sixth.
It is true there was a fifth farm situated right in between the others.
I think it either went to fifth or sixth, but I am almost positive it didn't go to seventh.
As she had two protectors against a fifth proposal of marriage, she stood her ground.
But there are plenty of other women living miles from anywhere who know what's being worn on fifth avenue.
c.1200, fift, from Old English fifta, from fif "five" (see five) + -ta (see -th (1)). Altered 14c. by influence of fourth. Cf. Old Frisian fifta, Old Saxon fifto, Old Norse fimmti, Dutch vijfde, Old High German fimfto, German fünfte, Gothic fimfta.
Noun meaning "fifth part of a gallon of liquor" is first recorded 1938, American English. Fifth Avenue (in New York City) has been used figuratively for "elegance, taste" since at least 1858. Fifth wheel "superfluous person or thing" first attested 1902. Fifth-monarchy-man, 17c. for "anrachist zealot," is a reference to Dan. ii:44.
Coming after fourth, as in order, rank, or time.
Being the outermost digit, as on a hand.
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