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the wooden or metal form on which a shoe or boot is fashioned or repaired

last

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a unit of weight or capacity having various values in different places and for different commodities. Commonly used values are 2 tons, 2000 pounds, 80 bushels, or 640 gallons
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They won't even listen to me." She attempted to rise from her chair as she pronounced the last words. Julian gently laid his hand on her shoulder and obliged her to resume her seat.
Critique: This newly updated and expanded 2015 edition of "The Last Word: A Treasury of Women's Quotes" is enthusiastically recommended as a core addition to both community and academic library reference collections.
Do judges in Canada's Supreme Court have the last word, or is that the privilege of the journalists who choose which cases to cover and how to explain them to a diverse audience?
But here comes The Last Word and the Word After That: A Tale of Faith, Doubt, and a New Kind of Christianity, the third book in his trilogy about the struggles of fictional pastor Daniel Poole and his friend Neil Oliver.
* Compound words--add the apostrophe (+ s if necessary) to the last word
He said: "Dana is going to boycott the Last Word, she won't go on that show again.
Under the WTO system that the Clinton and Bush administrations have embraced, the WTO's "courts" are the last word. The Bush administration also vowed to fight the WTO's recent ruling against steel tariffs, only to cave in to the global bureaucrats shortly thereafter.
The Last Word (Granada)GRANADA,in its commitment to more regional programming,has come up with a piece of interactive telly where the public cane- mail or text the key movers and shakers about any issues.
And the poems, due to his fine use of implication, extend beyond the last word while both inviting and demanding the imaginative participation of the reader.
It was revealed yesterday that the controversial Dunphy was considering a Friday night slot with TV3 now that he is to quit his popular Today FM radio show, The Last Word.
It is very much the last word on the subject, if that can be believed, for the immense Bibliography (itself only a concise version) demonstrates that Beckford studies are enduring.