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  • n. Plural form of last.


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  • Nellie Stone was at the desk eating her luncheon; Ed Flynn and Dennison and one of the lasters, who had looked in and then stepped in when he saw Lloyd was gone, were there.

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  • The lasters, for some occult reason, were always the most turbulent element in Lloyd's.

    The Portion of Labor

  • "No, but ever so many of the lasters have large families."

    The Portion of Labor

  • She had come to regard Beals as something of a chronic fanatic, but as she knew that the lasters were fairly paid, she had not supposed it meant anything.

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  • "We've found out -- no matter how, but we've found out -- that the boss is goin 'to dock the lasters' pay."

    The Portion of Labor

  • It ended in a committee of four -- John Sargent, Amos Lee, Tom Peel, and one of the older lasters, a very respectable man, a deacon in the Baptist Church -- being appointed to wait on Robert Lloyd that evening.

    The Portion of Labor

  • These shoemakers -- lasters, button-holers, binders, and so on -- no longer wore themselves out over their machines.

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  • Indeed you find many of the late bloomers / long lasters (Frank Howard, Frank Thomas, Ruth), the early faders (Kluszewski, Powell) and the random spikers (Stargell, Baylor and even Luzinski).

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