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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fag-end (A).
 
The selvedge or coarse end of a piece of cloth. This also is from facio, factum, meaning the part added after the piece is finished. The fag-end of a session means the last few days before dissolution.   1
 


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