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1. Sport either of the two defended areas of a playing field, rink, etc.
2. Bowls Curling a section of play from one side of the rink to the other
3. American football a player at the extremity of the playing line; wing
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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]
indicates defeat or victory by arranging its wings. [Norse Legend: Volsung Saga]
final trial of all mankind. [N.T.: Revelation]
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.