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1. The person at the end of a line or row.
2. The man in a minstrel show who sits at one end of the company and engages in banter with the interlocutor.
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1. a person at one end of a row or line.
2. a performer at either end of the chorus line in a minstrel show who plays the bones or tambourine and banters with the interlocutor.
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|Noun||1.||end man - a man at one end of line of performers in a minstrel show; carries on humorous dialogue with the interlocutor|
minstrel - a performer in a minstrel show
|2.||end man - a man at one end of a row of people|
rank - a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen"
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