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Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the end of a village or settlement, from Middle English end (Old

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

Figures for the period ending / ended 31 December. In referring to periods of time, ended is used to

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end

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 849 words.

all ends up completely. informal 1921 A. W. Myers Twenty Years of Lawn Tennis Barrett beat him ‘all ends up’

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Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

Figures for the period ending / ended 31 December. In referring to periods of time, ended is used to

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end

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 179 words.

[OE]

To make ends meet or make both ends meet, ‘earn enough money to live on’, was formerly also

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End

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 133 words.

The Jewish belief in the first centuries bce and ce was not that this world would come to an end

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End

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 133 words.

The Jewish belief in the first centuries BCE and CE was not that this world would come to an end

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ended

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

Statistics for the six months ended (or ending) 31 December. If the terminal date is in the future

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end

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

(Situated or occurring in) the last part of a clause or sentence.

•• end position: the same as FINAL

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Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 111 words.

noun the end of the golden weather the cessation of good or innocent times (see also penny section).

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