last

  1. the temporal end; the concluding time
  2. the end of life; continuing until dead
  3. a unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds
  4. (British) a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
  5. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence
  6. holding device shaped like a human foot that is used to fashion or repair shoes

Last

[unit] A last was a medieval measure of gunpowder used mainly in England. It was defined by the English Ordnance Board as 24 barrels of gunpowder, each of 100lbs net weight. The word `last` (in the guise of łaszt) stands also for a medieval measure of friable goods, mainly dry goods (cereals and such), in Polish Baltic ports in 16th-19th c...
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made of plastic, metal, or wood, it is the form used to determine the shape and size of the shoe. The derivation of the word is "laest", the Old English word for footprint.
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Ancient Measurement Terms: 2 wey. Definitions varied, usually about 2 tons, or 60 fotmal, or 80 bushels, or 640 gallons.
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[adj] - most unlikely or unsuitable 2. [adj] - highest in extent or degree 3. [adj] - coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining 4. [adj] - lowest in rank or importance 5. [adj] - occurring at the time of death 6. [adv] - the item at the end 7. [adv] - more recently than any oth...
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Last

Last 3d pers. sing. present of Last , to endure, contracted from lasteth . [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
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Last

Last adjective [ Middle English last , latst , contr. of latest , superl. of late ; akin to Old Saxon lezt , lazt , last , Dutch laatst , German letzt. See Late , and confer Latest .] 1. Being after all the othe...
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Last

Last adverb [ See Last , adjective ] 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. « Pleased with his idol, he com...
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Last

Last intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Lasted ; present participle & verbal noun Lasting .] [ Middle English lasten , As. læstan to perform, execute, follow, last, continue, from lāst , l......
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Last

Last noun [ Anglo-Saxon lāst trace, track, footstep; akin to Dutch leest a last, German leisten , Swedish läst , Danish læst , Icel . leistr the foot below the ankle, Goth. laists track, way; from a root signifying, to go. Confer L...
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Last

Last transitive verb To shape with a last; to fasten or fit to a last; to place smoothly on a last; as, to last a boot.
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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...
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last-place adjective lowest in rank or importance; `last prize`; `in last place`
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in conclusion adverb the item at the end; `last, I`ll discuss family values`
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Last

• (a.) Next before the present; as, I saw him last week. • (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. • (a.) At a time next preceding the present time. • (n.) The burden of a ship; a cargo. • (a.) Lowest in rank o...
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Last

A last was a British measure which when applied to cod was equal to 12 barrels; applied to hides 12 dozen; applied to leather 200 skins; applied to pitch or tar 14 barrels; applied to wool 12 sacks; applied to gunpowder was 2400 lbs (24 barrels).
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A shaped piece of wood or metal on which the shoe is built. The shape of the last determines the shape of the shoe. Shoes are made in three basic shapes: straight, curved and semi-curved, but all three shapes vary from company to company as each company has its own lasts.
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Can refer to two different features of a shoe; the first is the construction of the shoe or the way the shoe's upper is attached to the midsole. There are three major types of construction: board lasting, where the upper is glued to a flexible, shoe-length "board"; slip lasting, where the upper is stitched directly to the midsole; and combination l...
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Originally made from wood, but now more commonly crafted out of plastic, a block that forms the shape of the inside of the shoe and on which all shoe designs begin.
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A last is a mechanical form that has a shape similar to that of a human foot. It is used by shoemakers and cordwainers in the manufacture and repair of shoes. Lasts typically come in pairs and have been made from various materials, including hardwoods, cast iron, and high-density plastics. == Production == Lasts come in many styles and sizes, depe...
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last

a measure of fish equating to 12 barrels of herring
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Last

A boot maker
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