1. Eternal duration, past of future; eternity. From everlasting to everlasting, thou art god. (Ps. Xc. 2)
2. (With the definite article) The Eternal Being; god.
3. (Science: botany) a plant whose flowers may be dried without losing their form or colour, as the pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea), the immortelle of the french, the cudweeds, etc.
4. A cloth fabic for shoes, etc. See Lasting.