Last
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}.] A wooden block shaped like the human foot, on which boots and shoes are formed. [1913 Webster]

The cobbler is not to go beyond his last. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

{Darning last}, a smooth, hard body, often egg-shaped, put into a stocking to preserve its shape in darning. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Last — (v. althochdt. hlast = Ladung) bezeichnet: in der Physik und Technik ein Maß für die Kraft, die auf etwas wirkt, siehe Belastung (Physik) im Bauwesen die Massen, die ein Bauwerk tragen kann, siehe Nutzlast (Bauwesen) etwas von einem Träger… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Last — unix утилита, отображающая список последних терминальных сессий с выборкой по пользователю или терминалу. Имена пользователей и/или терминалов задаются в качестве аргументов командной строки. При задании нескольких подобных аргументов выводится… …   Википедия

  • last — unix утилита, отображающая список последних терминальных сессий с выборкой по пользователю или терминалу. Имена пользователей и/или терминалов задаются в качестве аргументов командной строки. При задании нескольких подобных аргументов выводится… …   Википедия

  • 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]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Last — Sf std. (9. Jh.), mhd. last, ahd. (h)last, mndd. last f./n. Stammwort Aus wg. * hlasti f. (vielleicht hat auch ein * hlastu m. mitgewirkt) Last , Abstraktum auf * sti zu laden1. Verb: lasten.    Ebenso nndl. last, ne. last. ✎ Kluge (1926), 68f.;… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • last — I (final) adjective aftermost, climactic, climactical, closing, completive, completory, concluding, conclusive, conclusory, crowning, decisive, definitive, determinative, end, ending, endmost, extreme, farthest, final, finishing, furthest,… …   Law dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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