tag end

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noun
  1. the last or final part of something: They came in at the tag end of the performance.
  2. a random scrap, fragment, or remnant.

Origin of tag end

First recorded in 1810–20
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tag end

noun
  1. the last part of somethingthe tag end of the day
  2. a loose end of cloth, thread, etc
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