from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Complete; whole: the livelong day.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. total, complete, whole
- n. the orpine, Sedum telephium
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Whole; entire; long in passing; -- used of time, as day or night, in adverbial phrases, and usually with a sense of tediousness.
- adj. Lasting; durable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being as long as life; having a long life; that lives or endures long; lasting; durable.
- Continuing or seeming to continue long; passing slowly; tedious.
- n. A plant, Sedum Telephium; live-for-ever.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of time) constituting the full extent or duration
- n. perennial northern temperate plant with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white flowers
Middle English : leve, lefe, dear, used as an intensive (from Old English lēof, dear; see leubh- in Indo-European roots) + long, long; see long1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)