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1. Sport either of the two defended areas of a playing field, rink, etc.
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What does it mean when you dream about the end?

Can refer to one’s goals or simply to the end of some situation, as in such expressions as “the end of the road” and “the light at the end of the tunnel.” End is often utilized in idioms, such as “I’m at the end of my rope,” “I’m at my wits end,” and “at loose ends.”

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battleground of good and evil before Judgment Day. [N.T.: Revelation 16:16]
end of game in chess: folk-etymology of Shah-mat, ‘the Shah is dead.’ [Br. Folklore: Espy, 217]
fatal raven
indicates defeat or victory by arranging its wings. [Norse Legend: Volsung Saga]
Judgment Day
final trial of all mankind. [N.T.: Revelation]
Last Supper
Passover dinner the night before Christ died. [N.T.: Matthew 26:26–29; Mark 14:22–25; Luke 22:14–20]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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