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  • 1 Last — (l[.a]st), 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… …

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  • 2 Last — (l[.a]st), 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. [1913 Webster] 2. In conclusion; finally; lastly. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 3 Last — 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… …

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  • 4 Last — Last, n. [AS. l[=a]st trace, track, footstep; akin to D. leest a last, G. leisten, Sw. l[ a]st, Dan. l[ae]st, Icel. leistr the foot below the ankle, Goth. laists track, way; from a root signifying, to go. Cf. {Last}, v. i., {Learn}, {Delirium}.]… …

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  • 5 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. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Last — 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[=ae]st, trace, footstep, course; akin to G. leisten to perform, Goth. laistjan to follow. See… …

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  • 7 Last — (l[.a]st), 3d pers. sing. pres. of {Last}, to endure, contracted from lasteth. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Last.fm — Infobox Website name = Last.fm favicon = caption = url = [http://www.last.fm/ www.last.fm] commercial = Yes type = Music, Statistics Community registration = Free, or subscribe for £1.50 per month ($3 USD) owner = CBS Interactive language =… …

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  • 9 last — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lǣstan to last, follow; akin to Old English lāst footprint Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to continue in time 2. a. to remain fresh or unimpaired ; endure b. to manage to… …

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  • 10 last — See: AT LAST, EVERY LAST MAN, EVERY SINGLE or EVERY LAST, FIRST AND LAST, HE LAUGHS BEST WHO LAUGHS LAST, HAVE THE LAST LAUGH, ON ONE S LAST LEGS, TILL THE LAST GUN IS FIRED or UNTIL THE LAST GUN IS FIRED …

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  • 12 Last — A last is the form used in shoemaking to shape a shoe in the rough form of a human foot. It is used by cordwainers or shoemakers in the manufacture or repair of shoes. Lasts come in pairs and the material used to make them can vary from wood… …

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  • 13 Last — Late Late (l[=a]t), a. [Compar. {Later} (l[=a]t [ e]r), or {latter} (l[a^]t t[ e]r); superl. {Latest} (l[=a]t [e^]st) or {Last} (l[.a]st).] [OE. lat slow, slack, AS. l[ae]t; akin to OS. lat, D. laat late, G. lass weary, lazy, slack, Icel. latr,… …

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  • 14 LAST — ou LASTE. s. m. T. de Commerce maritime. Il se dit d Un certain poids, d une certaine mesure qui diffère selon les lieux et les denrées, mais qui est ordinairement de deux tonneaux ou quatre milliers. Un navire charge de cent lasts de froment, de …

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  • 15 Last of the Summer Wine — A typical intertitle Also known as The Last of the Summer Wine (Pilot episode) Genre Sitcom …

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  • 16 Last Exile — Cover art of the Japanese volume 1 compilation DVD for Last Exile, featuring main characters Lavie Head and Claus Valca ラストエグザイル …

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  • 17 Last glacial period — Last glacial redirects here. For the period of maximum glacier extent during this time, see Last Glacial Maximum. The last glacial period was the most recent glacial period within the current ice age occurring during the last years of the… …

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  • 18 Last Chance Saloon — was a popular name of a type of bar in the United States which began to appear in the 19th Century as an early expression of border economics. Saloons situated near areas where alcohol was not easily obtainable frequently took the name as a… …

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  • 19 Last Alliance (band) — Last Alliance Origin Machida, Tokyo, Japan Genres Indie rock Post punk revival Alternative Melodic hardcore Years active 2002–present …

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  • 20 Last heir — Last Last (l[.a]st), 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… …

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