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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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he was alright at first, with his eyes full of the land, because the land laid up-and-down ways then; it wasn't till that ere road come and switched the land around longways and his eyes still full of the land, that they begun to threaten me out of him" (p.
2) The dancing booth, a canvas tent with wooden flooring on which longways country dances had been enthusiastically performed across almost the entire southern half of the country for the better part of a century, vanished completely.
These days you could park a couple of Hummer limos longways in the 55-place gap and still have room to spare for a supersize order of fries.
3) These square dances were called "Contredanse Francaise," and the longways dances became known as "Contredanse Anglaise.
Push a popsicle stick longways through each banana half.