coming next following the fourth in a set
- coming next following the 4th and just prior to the sixth in position
a fifth of a gallonapprox 750 ml.Refers to the measurements of the container of alcoholic beverages. A 5th is larger than a 16 oz but smaller compared to a handle (2L).
He shared in the disastrous day of Neerwinden (March 18,1793); was an accomplice of Dumouriez in the plot to march on Paris and overthrow the republic, and on the 5th of April escaped with him from the enraged soldiers into the Austrian lines.