Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a man at the end of a row
- ☆ in a minstrel show, the comic performer at each end of the first row, for whom the interlocutor serves as a foil
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The person at the end of a line or row.
- The man in a minstrel show who sits at one end of the company and engages in banter with the interlocutor.