latter

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See also: łȧtter

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old English lætra.

Adjective[edit]

latter (not comparable)

  1. relating to or being the second of two items
    • I. Watts
      the difference between reason and revelation, and in what sense the latter is superior
  2. near (or nearer) to the end
  3. close (or closer) to the present time
    • John Locke
      Hath not navigation discovered in these latter ages, whole nations at the bay of Soldania?

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Verb[edit]

latter

  1. to beat, spank, cane

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse hlátr

Noun[edit]

latter m (definite singular latteren; uncountable)

  1. laughter