15 Definitions of Last

The meaning of the word last, the definition of Last:

n. - 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, twenty-four barrels, each containing 100 lbs; of red herrings, twenty cades, or 20,000; of hides, twelve dozen; of leather, twenty dickers; of pitch and tar, fourteen barrels; of wool, twelve sacks; of flax or feathers, 1,700 lbs.

n. - The burden of a ship; a cargo.

a. - Being after all the others, similarly classed or considered, in time, place, or order of succession; following all the rest; final; hindmost; farthest; as, the last year of a century; the last man in a line of soldiers; the last page in a book; his last chance.

a. - Next before the present; as, I saw him last week.

a. - Supreme; highest in degree; utmost.

a. - Lowest in rank or degree; as, the last prize.

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 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.

a. - In conclusion; finally.

a. - At a time next preceding the present time.

3d pers. sing. pres. - of Last, to endure, contracted from lasteth.

v. i. - To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.

v. i. - To endure use, or continue in existence, without impairment or exhaustion; as, this cloth lasts better than that; the fuel will last through the winter.

v. i. - A wooden block shaped like the human foot, on which boots and shoes are formed.

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.

The word "last" uses 4 letters: A L S T

Direct anagrams of last:

alts lats salt slat

Words formed by adding one letter before or after last, or to last in any order:

a - atlas salat talas   b - blast blats   c - clast talcs   e - least setal slate stale steal stela taels tales teals tesla   f - flats   h - halts laths shalt   i - alist litas tails   k - stalk talks   l - stall   m - malts smalt   n - slant   o - altos lotas tolas   p - plats splat   s - lasts salts slats   u - sault talus   y - salty slaty  

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al als alt as at la las lat sal sat ta tas

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