from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having greater length than breadth; prolonged.


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  • Other greeting-worthy occasions have been fully oblongated: for instance, death.

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  • A living creature whose form is articulated, having a sensitive body composed of three distinct parts; the head, the thorax and the abdomen-Legs, six in number; the first two act as maxillary; the second two as super-maxillary; the third two as lifters or props to an overhanging oblongated abdomen.

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