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Last Things

plural noun
the subjects of eschatology: the second coming of Christ, the end of history, and the final destiny of the individual and humankind as a whole.
Origin of Last Things
1470-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But the last thing that both expected was a demand on Jamie's part for an increased salary.

    Pirate Gold Frederic Jesup Stimson
  • This last thing ought to tie my tongue, for I owe everything to you.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • Berthe was near, her cheek against his saddle bags, which he had placed for her the last thing.

    Red Fleece Will Levington Comfort
  • What attracted me most to Ascher was his ability, the last thing he recognised in himself.

    Gossamer George A. Birmingham
  • The last thing I shall mention, is that of concealing your learning, except on particular occasions.

British Dictionary definitions for last thing

last thing

as the final action, esp before retiring to bed at night
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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