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Definition of Last
LastLast Last, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lasted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Lasting.] [OE. lasten, As. l[ae]stan to perform, execute,
follow, last, continue, fr. l[=a]st, l?st, trace, footstep,
course; akin to G. leisten to perform, Goth. laistjan to
follow. See Last mold of the foot.]
1. To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.
[I] proffered me to be slave in all that she me
would ordain while my life lasted. --Testament of
2. To endure use, or continue in existence, without
impairment or exhaustion; as, this cloth lasts better than
that; the fuel will last through the winter. LastLast Last, 3d pers. sing. pres.
of Last, to endure, contracted from lasteth. [Obs.]
--Chaucer. LastLast Last, a. [OE. last, latst, contr. of latest, superl. of
late; akin to OS. lezt, lazt, last, D. laatst, G. letzt. See
Late, and cf. Latest.]
1. Being after all the others, similarly classed or
considered, in time, place, or order of succession;
following all the rest; final; hindmost; farthest; as, the
last year of a century; the last man in a line of
soldiers; the last page in a book; his last chance.
Also day by day, from the first day unto the last
day, he read in the book of the law of God. --Neh.
Fairest of stars, last in the train of night.
2. Next before the present; as, I saw him last week.
3. Supreme; highest in degree; utmost.
Contending for principles of the last importance.
4. Lowest in rank or degree; as, the last prize. --Pope.
5. Farthest of all from a given quality, character, or
condition; most unlikely; having least fitness; as, he is
the last person to be accused of theft. LastLast Last, adv. [See Last, a.]
1. At a time or on an occasion which is the latest of all
those spoken of or which have occurred; the last time; as,
I saw him last in New York.
2. In conclusion; finally.
Last Last, v. t.
To shape with a last; to fasten or fit to a last; to place
smoothly on a last; as, to last a boot.
LastLast Last, n. [As. hl[ae]st, fr. hladan to lade; akin to OHG.
hlast, G., D., Dan., & Sw. last: cf. F. laste, last, a last,
of German or Dutch origin. See Lade.]
1. A load; a heavy burden; hence, a certain weight or
measure, generally estimated at 4,000 lbs., but varying
for different articles and in different countries. In
England, a last of codfish, white herrings, meal, or
ashes, is twelve barrels; a last of corn, ten quarters, or
eighty bushels, in some parts of England, twenty-one
quarters; of gunpowder, twenty-four barrels, each
containing 100 lbs; of red herrings, twenty cades, or
20,000; of hides, twelve dozen; of leather, twenty
dickers; of pitch and tar, fourteen barrels; of wool,
twelve sacks; of flax or feathers, 1,700 lbs.
2. The burden of a ship; a cargo.
Meaning of Last from wikipedia
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