An end

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On end; upright; erect; endways.
To the end; continuously.
- Spenser

See also: End, End

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Here's an end of every trail--they shall not speak again!
And that to which an end is appointed has also an excellence?
Even Stamboul, it is said, shall have an end, and the most unlucky blunders must come to a conclusion.
The endless ballad had come to an end at last, and the whole diminished company about the camp-fire had broken into the chorus I had heard so often: