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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Fifth

FIFTH, adjective [See Five.]

1. The ordinal of five; the next to the fourth.

2. Elliptically, a fifth part; or the word may be considered as a noun, as to give a fifth or two fifths.

FIFTH, noun In music, an interval consisting of three tones and a semitone.