Definition of Last out
1. Verb. Hang on during a trial of endurance. "Ride out the storm"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Last Out
Literary usage of Last out
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... wind, breeze. wear well = to bear wear and tear, hence to last out, endure. There is no connection with the sense of AS ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1828)
"... the old man would smile with evident gratification, and say— " Ay, ay, I knew what stuff he was made of—we shall last out one another's time—never fear. ..."
3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... and to rise again in the dark; we had enough to do to last out,— and how many of us did not last out? — but you need only do your duty, work away, ..."
4. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins (1827)
"Please God, we may yet last out one another's time." But ho himself looked well, and strong as ever, and talked cheerfully all the rest of" the wsy; ..."