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tag end

noun
1.
the last or final part of something:
They came in at the tag end of the performance.
2.
a random scrap, fragment, or remnant.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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Examples for tag end
  • The line was threaded around a thimble and the tag end folded back upon itself.
  • To rig a drop shot simply tie on a hook using extra line to create a longer than normal tag end.
British Dictionary definitions for tag end

tag end

noun
1.
the last part of something the tag end of the day
2.
a loose end of cloth, thread, etc
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