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The terminal point of something in space or time.
1908, (w), ''(w)'':
- they followed him... into a sort of a central hall; out of which they could dimly see other long tunnel-like passages branching, passages mysterious and without apparent end.
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
''Is there no end to this madness?''
''He met a terrible end in the jungle.''
''I hope the end comes quickly.''
(circa) (w), ''The Tragedy of Richard the Third'', Act II, scene i:
- Confound your hidden falsehood, and award / Either of you to be the other's end.
1732, (w), (epitaph) On Mr. Gay, in Westminster Abbey:
- A safe companion and and easy friend / Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end.
The most extreme point of an object, especially one that is longer than it is wide.
''Hold the string at both ends.''
''My father always sat at the end of the table.''
(circa) William Shakespeare, ''The Tragedy of Julius Caesar'', Act V, scene i:
- O that a man might know / The end of this day's business ere it come!
1675, (w), ''Aureng-zebe'', Act III, scene i:
- But, losing her, the End of Living lose.
1825, (w), ''Aids to Reflection in the Formation of a Manly Character'', Aphorism VI, page 146:
- When every man is his own end, all things will come to a bad end.
1946, (w), ''History of Western Philosophy'', I.21:
- There is a long argument to prove that foreign conquest is not the end of the State, showing that many people took the imperialist view.
1926, (w), ''(w)'', Penguin 2000, page 11:
- Her husband, among various physical accomplishments, had been one of the most powerful ends that ever played football at New Haven ....
A period of play in which each team throws eight rocks, two per player, in alternating fashion.
That which is left; a remnant; a fragment; a scrap.
''odds and ends''
(circa) William Shakespeare, ''The Tragedy of Richard the Third'', Act I, scene iii:
- I clothe my naked villainy / With old odd ends stolen out of holy writ, / And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.
''Don't give them your ends. You jack that shit!''
to come to an end
(RQ:King James Version)
- And on the seventh day God ended his worke(..)
(circa) (w), ''The Merchant of Venice'', Act II, scene iii:
- If thou keep promise, I shall end this strife
1896, (w), ''(w)'', XLV, lines 7-8:
- But play the man, stand up and end you, / When your sickness is your soul.
than (in comparisons)
(with interrogatives) no matter, ever
even (in the modern language only in the combination ''end ikke'' "not even")