from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Archaic Lengthwise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • prep. Along (as opposed to across), from end to end of.
  • adv. From end to end.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Lengthwise; along.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Along; lengthwise of; from end to end of.
  • Along; lengthwise.
  • Continuously; from end to end.


Old English andlang ( > along), re-formed by popular etymology in Middle English as end + long; partly from Old Norse cognate endlangr. (Wiktionary)



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