first or last

adverb

Definition of first or last

: at one time or another : at the beginning or end and all are fools and lovers first or last— John Dryden

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First Known Use of first or last

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of first or last was in the 15th century

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first-order reaction

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first-page

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“First or last.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/first%20or%20last. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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