an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, guaranteeing the right to a trial by jury in criminal cases.
noun 1. the persons residing in a country at war who are devoted to aiding the fifth column in its activities, especially by lowering morale, spreading rumors, etc. 2. the persons residing in a country at war who are devoted to blocking the efforts of the fifth column.
noun 1. “Thou shalt not kill”: sixth of the Ten Commandments.
- Sixth cranial nerve
sixth cranial nerve n. See abducent nerve.
- Sixth disease
sixth disease n. See exanthema subitum.