no end

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no end (not comparable)

  1. Exceedingly; endlessly.
    • 1888, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's School-days‎, page 9:
      you didn't come to supper. You lost something — that beef and pickles was no end good
    • 1900, Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim:
      I spoke like that because I — even I, who had been no end kind to him - even I remembered - remembered - against him — what — what had happened.
    • 1910, Edward Morgan Forster, Howards End:
      There's nothing like a debate to teach one quickness. I often wish I had gone in for them when I was a youngster. It would have helped me no end.


no end

  1. A great amount.
    • 1898 January-June, “MEAT AND DRINK IN GOTHAM”, in GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MONTHLY JOURNAL, volume XXVI, page 177:
      He has no end of supplies, no end of cooks and waiters, no end of table furniture and decorations, no end of handsome dining rooms, yet he frequently lives on the crumbs that fall from the table.