end of

end of

A final statement used to signify that a decision or conclusion has been reached and that one will not discuss it further. It is a shortening of "end of discussion." I don't want to hear it! We're moving next week, end of!
See also: end, of
References in classic literature ?
The jolliest person present, as well as the most important, was of course old Santa Claus; so he was given the seat of honor at one end of the table while at the other end sat Princess Ozma, the hostess.
At the upper end of the banquet room was a separate table provided for the animals.
Here's an end of every trail--they shall not speak again!
Six years lie between the end of the last chapter and the beginning of this.
May we not say that this is the end of a pruning-hook?
Then now I think you will have no difficulty in understanding my meaning when I asked the question whether the end of anything would be that which could not be accomplished, or not so well accomplished, by any other thing?
Countless men have passed through the long sickness and lived to tell of it and deliberately to forget it to the end of their days.
He seems to think that the end of poetry is, or should be, instruction; yet it is a truism that the end of our existence is happiness; if so, the end of every separate part of our existence, everything connected with our existence, should be still happiness.
Someone was singing, a dull, old, droning sailor's song, with a droop and a quaver at the end of every verse, and seemingly no end to it at all but the patience of the singer.
If these two together don't harden my heart against the coldness which has hitherto frozen it up (I mean the coldness of your treatment of me), there will be the end of my efforts--and the end of my life.
Second: This arrangement is indispensable for common safety's sake; for were the lower end of the line in any way attached to the boat, and were the whale then to run the line out to the end almost in a single, smoking minute as he sometimes does, he would not stop there, for the doomed boat would infallibly be dragged down after him into the profundity of the sea; and in that case no town-crier would ever find her again.
For which reason others endeavour to procure other riches and other property, and rightly, for there are other riches and property in nature; and these are the proper objects of economy: while trade only procures money, not by all means, but by the exchange of it, and for that purpose it is this which it is chiefly employed about, for money is the first principle and the end of trade; nor are there any bounds to be set to what is thereby acquired.
The end of the Cycle marks also the end of the Heroic Age.
I yielded to my father, I yielded to you; and this is the end of it!
He put all the sausages into the end of the machine that they had issued from, and turned the handle backward, and then out came the dog at the other end!