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last
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 14
1. Next before the present; as, I saw him last week.
2. Supreme; highest in degree; utmost.
3. Lowest in rank or degree; as, the last prize.
5. 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.
7. At a time next preceding the present time.
Part of Speech: noun
1. The burden of a ship; a cargo.
2. 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.
3. 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.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To shape with a last; to fasten or fit to a last; to place smoothly on a last; as, to last a boot.
Examples of usage:
  • " There's a day's work to be done," he said at last. - "The Everlasting Whisper", Jackson Gregory.
  • His last thought was of you. - "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.
  • No; last of all. - "First Person Paramount", Ambrose Pratt.
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