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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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?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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