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LongLong Long, a. [Compar. Longer; superl. Longest.] [AS.
long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr,
Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125.
Cf. Length, Ling a fish, Linger, Lunge, Purloin.]
1. Drawn out in a line, or in the direction of length;
protracted; extended; as, a long line; -- opposed to
short, and distinguished from broad or wide. LongLong Long, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Longed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Longing.] [AS. langian to increase, to lengthen, to stretch
out the mind after, to long, to crave, to belong to, fr. lang
long. See Long, a.]
1. To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; to wish for
something with eagerness; -- followed by an infinitive, or
by after or for.
I long to see you. --Rom. i. 11.
I have longed after thy precepts. --Ps. cxix.
I have longed for thy salvation. --Ps. cxix.
Nicomedes, longing for herrings, was supplied with
fresh ones . . . at a great distance from the sea.
2. To belong; -- used with to, unto, or for. [Obs.]
The labor which that longeth unto me. --Chaucer.
Long Long, n.
1. (Mus.) A note formerly used in music, one half the length
of a large, twice that of a breve.
2. (Phonetics) A long sound, syllable, or vowel.
3. The longest dimension; the greatest extent; -- in the
phrase, the long and the short of it, that is, the sum and
substance of it. --Addison.
Long Long, adv. [AS. lance.]
1. To a great extent in apace; as, a long drawn out line.
2. To a great extent in time; during a long time.
They that tarry long at the wine. --Prov. xxiii.
When the trumpet soundeth long. --Ex. xix. 13.
3. At a point of duration far distant, either prior or
posterior; as, not long before; not long after; long
before the foundation of Rome; long after the Conquest.
4. Through the whole extent or duration.
The bird of dawning singeth all night long. --Shak.
5. Through an extent of time, more or less; -- only in
question; as, how long will you be gone?
LongLong Long, prep. [Abbreviated fr. along. See 3d Along.]
By means of; by the fault of; because of. [Obs.] See Along
of, under 3d Along.
Long Long, a. (Finance & Com.)
Having a supply of stocks or goods; prepared for, or
depending for a profit upon, advance in prices; as, long of
cotton. Hence, the phrases: to be, or go, long of the market,
to be on the long side of the market, to hold products or
securities for a rise in price, esp. when bought on a margin.
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