Definitions for fag end

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fag′ end′(n.)

  1. (n.)the last part or very end of something:

    the fag end of a rope.

  2. the unfinished end of a piece of cloth.

    Category: Textiles

  3. a remnant or scrap, esp. of cloth at the end of a bolt.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of fag end:

1605–15; >ME fagge flap

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fag end, tail, tail end(noun)

    the time of the last part of something

    "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"

  2. fag end(noun)

    the frayed end of a length of cloth or rope


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