To end something.

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  • In reference to ringing a bell to end a performance. See "ring up the curtain"
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Ring down the curtain on To-day And give the Past the right of way, Till fields of battle red with rust, Shine through the ashes and the dust Across the Age, and burn as plain As glowing Mars through window-pane.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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ring down the curtainTo mark the end of something.
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