the instant, approximately one week after a full moon, when half of the moon's disk is illuminated by the sun.
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- last minute,
- last name,
- last of the mohicans, the,
- last out,
- last post,
- last resort,
- last rites,
- last straw,
- last straw, the,
- last supper
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Examples from the Web for last quarter
The last-quarter moon rose at long last, and shone upon the glassy-rippled water of the lagoon.
A last-quarter moon was now shining low on the eastern horizon.
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