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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Last \Last\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lasted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Lasting.] [OE. lasten, As. l[ae]stan to perform, execute,
follow, last, continue, fr. l[=a]st, l[=ae]st, trace,
footstep, course; akin to G. leisten to perform, Goth.
laistjan to follow. See Last mold of the foot.]
1. To continue in time; to endure; to remain in existence.
[I] proffered me to be slave in all that she me
would ordain while my life lasted. --Testament of
2. To endure use, or continue in existence, without
impairment or exhaustion; as, this cloth lasts better than
that; the fuel will last through the winter.
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