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  • 81last —  , latest  Various authorities have issued various strictures against using last when you mean latest. Clearly, last should not be used when it might be misinterpreted, as in the last episode of the television series when you mean the most recent …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 82last —   1. Most recent. Hope, muli, nei, aku nei.    ♦ Very last, hope loa, muli hope.    ♦ Last night, i ka pō nei.    ♦ Last week, kēlā pule aku nei.    ♦ Last born, hānau hope.   2. Continue. Kāmau, ho omau, mau, kūlō ihi.   3. Conclusion. Hopena,… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 83Last — This interesting surname recorded in the spellings of Last, Laste, and Lasterur, is of Medieval English origins. It has two possible origins, but in either case they are occupational. The first is a metonymic or nickname for a maker of shoe lasts …

    Surnames reference

  • 84lást — m ( es/ as) sole of foot; spoor, footprint, track, trace; gait, step; on lást(e) behind, after, in pursuit of; on lást lecgan to follow; lástas lecgan to go, journey; lást weardian keep the track of, follow closely lást1 n ( es/ ) accomplishment …

    Old to modern English dictionary

  • 85last — [OE] Modern English has three separate words last, two of which are related. The adjective, meaning ‘after all others’, originated in prehistoric Germanic as the superlative form of late; its modern Germanic relatives include German letzt and… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 86last — /lɑ:st/ adjective, adverb coming at the end of a series ● Out of a queue of twenty people, I was served last. ● This is our last board meeting before we move to our new offices. ● We finished the last items in the order just two days before the… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 87Last — die Last, en (Grundstufe) etw. Schweres, das auf etw. oder jmdm. liegt Beispiel: Die Regale biegen sich unter der Last der Bücher. die Last, en (Aufbaustufe) etw. unangenehm Schweres, das getragen oder transportiert wird Beispiel: Die Lasten… …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 88last — [OE] Modern English has three separate words last, two of which are related. The adjective, meaning ‘after all others’, originated in prehistoric Germanic as the superlative form of late; its modern Germanic relatives include German letzt and… …

    Word origins

  • 89Last — 1. Berufsübername zu mhd., mnd. last »Last« für einen Lastenträger. 2. Übername im übertragenen Sinne für einen Menschen, der Belastungen, Beschwerden, Widerwärtigkeiten zu ertragen hatte …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • 90Last — 1. a) Ballast, Belastung, Druck, Gewicht, Masse, Schwere; (geh.): Bürde. b) Anstrengung, Elend, Jammer, Kummer, Leid, Mühe, Not, Problem, Qual, Sorge, Strapaze; (geh.): Beschwernis, Bürde, Geißel, Gram, Joch, Mühsal, Pein; (bildungsspr.): Krux.… …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 91last — I. , sb. == a shoemaker’s last. Rel. Ant. ii. p. 175. AS. læst II. , sb. == sin. Wright’s L. P. p. 37. ON. lostr. Dan. last III. , sb. == load, burden? Wright’s L. P. p. 31. AS. hlæst; or possibly == trace. AS. hlast IV. , v. n. == endure,… …

    Oldest English Words

  • 92Last — Einwirkung, die aus einer Kraft besteht, z. B. Eigenlast; Unterscheidung: ständige Last (stets vorhanden) und veränderliche Last (nur anzusetzen, wenn ungünstig wirkend) …

    Erläuterung wichtiger Begriffe des Bauwesens

  • 93Last — 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,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 94LÄSt — Bei den Leipziger Ägyptologischen Studien (kurz LÄS bzw. LÄSt) handelt es sich um eine unregelmäßig erscheinende, wissenschaftliche Monographieserie zur Ägyptologie, also eine Reihe. Zwischen 1935 und 1939 erschienen elf Bände im Glückstadter… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 95last — 1) an old Saxon weight of 2 tons used for various items including fish; the Great Yarmouth last counted 13,200 herrings 2) a round stick used to form the mesh in making nets 3) a wire frame or pattern used in knitting or making a cast net 4) a… …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 96Last — Unit of measure used for items such as wool and grain. It was the equivalent of 12 sacks of wool; a last of grain = 10 quarters of grain or 80 bushels. [< OldEngl. hlasst = a load] Cf. Lastage; Sack of wool …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 97last — The price at which the last trade was executed. After market close, this is the closing price. NYSE Euronext Glossary …

    Financial and business terms

  • 98last — See last, latest …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 99last me — be sufficient, provide enough, do me for, tide me over    I have a ton of tooth paste enough to last me for ten years! …

    English idioms

  • 100last n — at last …

    English expressions