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 for Fifth monarchy men
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fifth \Fifth\, a. [OE. fifte, fifthe, AS. f[imac]fta. See
     Five.]
     1. Next in order after the fourth; -- the ordinal of five.
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     2. Consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing.
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     Fifth monarchy men (Hist.), a fanatical sect in England, of
        the time of the commonwealth, who maintained that there
        would be a fifth universal monarchy, during which Christ
        would reign on earth a thousand years.
  
     Fifth wheel, a horizontal wheel or segment above the fore
        axle of a carriage and beneath the body, forming an
        extended support to prevent careening.
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