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L'AST, a. See Late and Let.

1. That comes after all the others the latest applied to time as the last hour of the day the last day of the year.
2. That follows all the others that is behind all the others in place hindmost as, this was the last man that entered the church.
3. Beyond which there is no more.

Here, last of Britons, let your names be read.

4. Next before the present as the last week the last year.
5. Utmost.

Their last endeavors bend, T' outshine each other.

It is an object of the last importance.

6. Lowest meanest.

Antilochus takes the lst prize.

At last, at the last, at the end in the conclusion.

Gad, a troop shall overcome him but he shall overcome at the last. Genesis 49 .

To the last, to the end till the conclusion.

And blunder on in business to the last.

In the phrases, "you are the last man I should consult" "this is the last place in which I should expect to find you," the word last implies improbability this is the most improbable place, and therefore I should resort to it last.

L'AST, adv.

1. The last time the time before the present. I saw him last at New York.
2. In conclusion finally.

Pleased with his idol, he commends, admires, adores and last, the thing adored desires.

L'AST, See Let.

1. To continue in time to endure to remain in existence. Our government cannot last long unless administered by honest men.
2. To continue unimpaired not to decay or perish. Select for winter the best apples to last. This color will last.
3. To hold out to continue unconsumed. The captain knew he had not water on board to last a week.

L'AST, n. See Load.

A load hence, a certain weight or measure. A last of codfish, white herrings, meal, and ashes, is twelve barrels a last of corn is ten quarters or eighty bushels of gun powder, twenty four barrels of red herrings, twenty cades of hides, twelve dozen of leather, twenty dickers of pitch and tar, fourteen barrels of wool, twelve sacks of flax or feathers, 1700 pounds.

L'AST, n.

A mold or form of the human foot, made of wood, on which shoes are formed.

The cobbler is not to go beyond his last.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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