another term for surname (sense 1)
noun 1. a historical novel (1826) by James Fenimore Cooper.
[last, lahst] /læst, lɑst/ verb (used without object) 1. to go on or continue in time: The festival lasted three weeks. 2. to continue unexpended or unexhausted; be enough: We’ll enjoy ourselves while our money lasts. 3. to continue in force, vigor, effectiveness, etc.: to last for the whole course. 4. to continue or remain […]
noun 1. See under 2 (def 7). [pohst] /poʊst/ noun 1. a position of duty, employment, or trust to which one is assigned or appointed: a diplomatic post. 2. the station or rounds of a person on duty, as a soldier, sentry or nurse. 3. a military station with permanent buildings. 4. a local unit […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. the instant, approximately one week after a full moon, when half of the moon’s disk is illuminated by the sun. noun 1. one of the four principal phases of the moon, occurring between full moon and new moon, when half the lighted surface is visible Compare first quarter