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Last (IPA: /ˈɫæs/, /ˈɫæst/)


Last (3d pers. sing. pres.)

of Last, to endure, contracted from lasteth.

Last (a.)

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.

Last (a.)

Next before the present; as, I saw him last week.

Last (a.)

Supreme; highest in degree; utmost.

Last (a.)

Lowest in rank or degree; as, the last prize.

Last (a.)

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.

Last (a.)

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.

Last (a.)

In conclusion; finally.

Last (a.)

At a time next preceding the present time.

Last (v. i.)

To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.

Last (v. i.)

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.

Last (v. i.)

A wooden block shaped like the human foot, on which boots and shoes are formed.

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.

Last (n.)

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.

Last (n.)

The burden of a ship; a cargo.

Last

Medieval measure of gunpowder

Last

Mechanical form that has a shape similar to that of a human foot

Last

Final, ultimate, coming after all others of its kind

Last

Album by Agitation Free

Last

Album by Japanese band Uverworld

Last (Last Name / Surname)

Last is the #15,922 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,825 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " the last will and testament of the expiring Fatherland." - Constitution of May 3, 1791

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (x5 Light Puck) Any last words?!" - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" *tsk tsk tsk* Gotta say, I thought you'd last longer." - The Joker

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... but at last Wendy just got through, with mumps reduced to twelve six, and the two kinds of measles treated as one." - Peter Pan

Example Sentence (Quote)

".... A good corroborating chain, if they fail in the last link, the whole will fall to the ground." - Evidence


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