end man

Definitions

  • Man's Waterspout. A Derelict's End
    Man's Waterspout. A Derelict's End
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n end man a man at one end of a row of people
    • n end man a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A man in a nightcap with a devil pulling on the end A man in a nightcap with a devil pulling on the end

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1982, a cactus in Phoenix, Arizona killed a man. David Grundman fired two shotgun blasts at a giant saguaro cactus that ended up falling on top of him
    • End man the last man in a row; one of the two men at the extremities of a line of minstrels.
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Quotations

  • Leon Blum
    Leon Blum
    “The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.”
  • William Butler Yeats
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    “Think where man's glory most begins and ends, And say my glory was I had such friends.”
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    “Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Even God doesn't plan to judge a man till the end of his days, why should you and I?”
  • Jill Bennett
    Jill Bennett
    “Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he'll end up hating you.”
  • Francis Bacon
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    “No man's fortune can be an end worthy of his being.”

Usage

In literature:

The log sank a little, but not much, under him, and the man walked along towards the other end of it.
"Forests of Maine" by Jacob S. Abbott
He was as domineering and ugly as if he was the only man who had ever met a tragic end.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
As the majority have more reason to fear civilised man than the so-called savage, it ends in their deciding for separation.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
He must end his days in a way which has become a byword and a shame for every right-thinking man.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
The laurel goes to the man whose powers can most surely be directed toward the end purposes of organization.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
The dead languages were the chief end of man to him.
"Dikes and Ditches" by Oliver Optic
Did Anne Hermanson come to any good end by marrying a town man?
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
At last they settled down to a stolid, long wait for the old man's end.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
Truly, I think Hans was a man before thou hadst ended sucking of thy thumb.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
There were footsteps of his man who came from the far end of the hall.
"The Branding Iron" by Katharine Newlin Burt
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In poetry:

He was so very, very wise,
He thought that faith began
And ended with a spoken word.
He trusted every man.
"Bramble Bush" by Edith Mirick
Since then, a sterile-thoughted man
Had lorded it o'er Leawood fair,
Who as an errand-boy began,
And ended as a millionaire.
"Leawood Hall" by Ernest Jones
I gave my poems to a man,
Who said that they were very great--
They showed just how my love began
And ended, but too intimate
"The Philistine" by Thomas MacDonagh
And the grandsire speaks in a whisper:
"The end no man can see;
But we give him to his country
And we give our prayers to Thee."
"After All" by William Winter
Through the desert of air and of water;
Like the lonely soul of man,
Following her fate to the ending,
Unaware of the hidden plan.
"At Sea" by Duncan Campbell Scott
Ladies, your hearts expos'd to man,
Perhaps may suffer by trepan.
Protect them with a watchful eye.
My tale is ended--so good bye.
"The Coachman's Fall" by William Hutton

In news:

Knee surgery will end another season early for Portland big man Oden.
PITTSBURGH — The Kansas City Chiefs have placed defensive end Glenn Dorsey on injured reserve with a calf injury and added defensive back Neiko Thorpe to the 53-man roster.
The search for a man suspected of causing a baby's death led authorities across the country, ending with his capture on the west coast.
Officials with the Chicago Marathon say one man suffered a cardiac arrest near the end of the race and nine others were also hospitalized.
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials with the Chicago Marathon say one man suffered a cardiac arrest near the end of the race and nine others were also hospitalized.
Man ends up miles from home after carjacking , kidnapping.
A standoff situation ended peacefully Sunday night after police were able to negotiate with a 20-year-old man barricaded inside a Chandler home.
Prosecutors say a Bucks County man was driving his muscle car more than 140 mph when it rear-ended another vehicle, killing a 9-year-old girl.
South Memphis lovers' tiff ends with man stabbed in chest .
In recent weeks, while watching baseball games, The Daily Show, and (I admit) some Seinfeld reruns, I saw what seemed a never-ending reel of trailers for The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Savages.
After an odd arrival in which a man rushed his SUV and ended up getting arrested by the Secret Service.
Now a free man, he wanted to discover how, at the age of 23, he had ended up on communist Albania's vast register of incarcerated citizenry, a political prisoner reduced to a name and a number.
Jack White Launches 'Third Man Novelties Lounge,' Ends Communism .
A concerned resident at an apartment complex became involved in a domestic dispute between a man and woman early Saturday that ended in one man getting shot and surviving serious injuries.
She says it's unclear how the man ended up inside a cooking device called a "steamer machine.".
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In science:

Our end result parallels that of Cooper and Manning but also include surfaces with boundary and all genera at least 1: Theorem 1.2.
A counterexample to the simple loop conjecture for PSL(2,R)
In fact, it was during this period near and just after the end of the war that Boris became the sweet man we have all come to know.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
There is an old dictum, “Every man is a debtor to his profession.” Such a debt is the most obvious in mathematics where every past discovery provides a perpetual free lunch for future generations, until the end of time or civilization − whichever comes first.
And free lunch for all...
Diogenes Laertius describes him as the very courageous man: “He, wishing to put an end to the power of Nearches, the tyrant (some, however, call the tyrant Diomedon), was arrested, as we are informed by Heraclides, in his abridgment of Satyrus.
Zeno meets modern science
Implementing any state-of-the-art large-scale numerical code is a big undertaking, and can easily end up taking several man years.
Gamma-Ray Bursts, Collisionless Shocks and Synthetic Spectra
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