1s Cast to 2nd place WHILE 4s Cast up to 3rd place WHILE 2s 3s Dance to the Ends.
See also the complementary term, Middle, which is used to identify the Dancers or Positions between the Ends.
Often, especially in MiniCrib, the term End is used as a synonym for Finish; however, it is preferable to retain the distinction by which End is used to refer to a Position within The set or within a line of Dancers and Finishing is used to refer to the modification of the final part of a Figure so that the Dancers are in the correct Starting Positions for the succeeding Figure.
In the MiniCrib Dance instructions for the following Scottish Country Dances, the term, End, is used in both senses, sometimes even in the same sentence:
Braes Of Balquhidder (MacNab)
Cape Breton Hornpipe
Miss Heather Bartel
Over The Waves
Purple Heather Jig
Tying The Knot (Glasspool/Hall)