Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • At full length; along; stretched at full length.
  • In the direction of the length of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb At full length; lengthwise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb At full length; lengthwise.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

a- +‎ length

Examples

  • And that leads librarians to despair of the lack of middle reader novels which accounts for this years newbery picks and four honor books because when librarians say they want more middle reader novels what they mean is chiefly what was picked, heroine of an age, books of alength, their message whether they knew it or not was, you write 'em, we'll sticker 'em.

    Three random notes

  • And she would bring it out and whirl it like an eastern dancer, alength of worn silk with its fringe coming loose but to her a fabric to be turned into a sash, a belt, a drawstring bag, a hat.

    A Traitor to Memory

  • The bangalore torpedo may be primed by assembling alength of time blasting fuse and a nonelectric blasting cap in a priming adapter and screwing the assembly into the cap well of a torpedo section (A, fig 2-31).

    Army Field Manual: Explosives and Demolutions Extract by the Death Jester

  • Stretches uptorn, flung forward alength by the fire's fury rageing,

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Stretches uptorn, flung forward alength by the fire's fury rageing,

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Stretches uptorn, flung forward alength by the fire's fury rageing,

    A Reading of Life, Other Poems

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