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last

1
the wooden or metal form on which a shoe or boot is fashioned or repaired

last

2
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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But at long last he was given a chance in a game his team needed to win to have any chance of avoiding relegation.
After many days and years, after multitudinous suns had risen and set and risen again, after expending like a Croesus of time, most of the days and nights granted a sojourner, after fretting and moiling and losing his way and his temper (and now and again as it seemed, his soul) -- at long last our peregrine did a simple thing -- a thing that might have occurred to a wiser one, as the first thing of all to be done.
Success being as inexplicable as catastrophe, the long trek finally shortened, he trod at long last the street of his dream.