Ending to Endowment
1. Termination; concluding part; result; conclusion; destruction; death.
2. (Gram.) The final syllable or letter of a word; the part joined to the stem. See 3d Case, 5.
Ending day, day of death. Chaucer.
(En*dite) v. t. See Indite. Spenser.
Wild endive (Bot.), chicory or succory.
(En"dive) n. [F. endive (cf. Pr., Sp. Pg., & It. endivia), fr. a deriv. of L. intibus, intybus, endive.]
(Bot.) A composite herb Its finely divided and much curled leaves, when blanched, are used for salad.
(End"less) a. [AS. endeleás. See End.]
1. Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; applied to length, and to duration; as,
an endless line; endless time; endless bliss; endless praise; endless clamor.
2. Infinite; excessive; unlimited. Shak.
3. Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying. [R.] "All loves are endless." Beau. & Fl.
4. Void of design; objectless; as, an endless pursuit.
Endless chain, a chain which is made continuous by uniting its two ends. Endless screw. (Mech.)
See under Screw.
Syn. Eternal; everlasting; interminable; infinite; unlimited; incessant; perpetual; uninterrupted; continual; unceasing; unending; boundless; undying; imperishable.
(End"less*ly), adv. In an endless manner.
(End"less*ness), n. [AS. endeleásnys.] The quality of being endless; perpetuity.
(End"long`) adv. & prep. [Cf. Along.] Lengthwise; along. [Archaic]
The doors were all of adamants eterne,Chaucer.
I-clenched overthwart and endelong
With iron tough.
He pricketh endelong the large space.Chaucer.
To thrust the raft endlong across the moat.Sir W. Scott.
(End"most`) a. Farthest; remotest; at the very end. Tylor.
(En"do- End-) . [Gr. 'e`ndon within, fr. in. See In.] A combining form signifying within; as, endocarp,
endogen, endocuneiform, endaspidean.
(En"do*blast) n. [Endo- + -blast.] (Biol.) Entoblast; endoplast. See Nucleus,
(En`do*blas"tic) a. (Biol.) Relating to the endoblast; as, the endoblastic layer.
(En`do*car"di*ac En`do*car"di*al) a.
1. Pertaining to the endocardium.
2. (Med.) Seated or generated within the heart; as, endocardial murmurs.
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