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tail end

noun
1.
the hinder or rear part of anything.
2.
the concluding or final part or section; tag end:
the tail end of a lecture.
Origin of tail end
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400
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tail end

noun
1.
the last, endmost, or final part
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tail end

1.
The rear or hindmost part, as in Douglas was at the tail end of the academic procession. [ Mid-1700s ]
2.
The very end, the conclusion, as in Only at the tail end of his speech did he thank his sponsors. [ Mid-1800s ]
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