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- noun The latest possible time.
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- noun idiomatic A point in time which is nearly too
late; the last minute.
- noun idiomatic, usually hyphenated Used attributively.
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- noun the latest possible moment
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From a story in the Bible of workmen hired at the eleventh hour (that is, late in the day):
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