an end


Definition of an end

1 archaic : to the end : continuously
2 obsolete : upright, endways
3 : directly ahead : lengthwise

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First Known Use of an end

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for an end

Middle English an ende, on ende, from an (alteration of on), on + ende end

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“An end.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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