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long

(Delayed), adjective continued, day after day, dilatory, dragged out, drawn out, endless, enduring, eternal, forever and a day, hour after hour, interminable, long drawn-out, marathon, overlong, perpetual, protracted, sustained delay, unending delay, without end
Foreign phrases: Longa possession jus parit.Long possessions begets what is right.

long

(Lengthy), adjective boundless, broad, day after day, deep, distant, elongate, elongated, enduring, eternal, expanded, expansive, extended, extensive, faraway, far-off, far-reaching, far-seeing, forever and a day, great, hour after hour, interminable, large, lengthened, limitless, lofty, outstretched, perpetual, remote, spread out, stretched out, stretching, sustained, unending, widespread, without end
Associated concepts: long arm of the law, long term
See also: prolix, protracted, sesquipedalian
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Lay these longways or with shorter side of the block along edge.
That was before I had to yell at you for stackin' the hay wrong on the wagons, lying down on the job, takin' way too long every time you took a break, and jammin' up my conveyor by droppin' the bales on it sideways instead of longways.
It folds down longways and each day provides room to write down homework assignments as well as ``what's on TV'' (maybe a WWF show?
If He had, Anse asks, "wouldn't He a put him longways on his belly, like a snake?
Still glowing from a family trip to the Great Smoky Mountains, she explained to her chum next door, "They're like Niagara Falls, only a hill--a longways hill.