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(Long"ness), n. Length.
(Long"nose`) n. (Zoöl.) The European garfish.
(Long" prim"er) (Print.) A kind of type, in size between small pica and bourgeois.
This line is printed in long primer.
(Long"shanks`) n. (Zoöl.) The stilt.
(Long"shore`) a. [Abbrev. from alongshore.] Belonging to the seashore or a seaport; along
and on the shore. "Longshore thieves." R. Browning.
(Long"shore`man) n.; pl. Longshoremen [Abbrev. fr. alongshoreman.] One of a
class of laborers employed about the wharves of a seaport, especially in loading and unloading vessels.
(Long"-sight) n. Long- sightedness. Good.
1. Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having great foresight; sagacious; farseeing.
2. Able to see objects distinctly at a distance, but not close at hand; hypermetropic.
1. The state or condition of being long-sighted; hence, sagacity; shrewdness.
2. (Med.) See Hypermetropia.
(Long"some) a. [AS. langsum.] Extended in length; tiresome. [Obs.] Bp. Hall. Prior.
Long"some*ness, n. [Obs.] Fuller.
(Long"spun`) a. Spun out, or extended, to great length; hence, long-winded; tedious.
The longspun allegories fulsome grow,Addison.
While the dull moral lies too plain below.
(Long"spur`) n. [So called from the length of the hind claw.] (Zoöl.) Any one of several species
of fringilline birds of the genus Calcarius (or Plectrophanes), and allied genera. The Lapland longspur
(C. Lapponicus), the chestnut-colored longspur and other species, inhabit the United States.
(Long"-stop`) n. (Cricket) One who is set to stop balls which pass the wicket keeper.
(Long"-suf`fer*ance) n. Forbearance to punish or resent.
(Long"-suf`fer*ing), n. Bearing injuries or provocation for a long time; patient; not easily
The Lord God, merciful and gracious, long- suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth.Ex. xxxiv.
(Long"-suf`fer*ing), n. Long patience of offense.
Despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering?Rom. ii. 4.
(Long"tail`) n. An animal, particularly a log, having an uncut tail. Cf. Curtail. Dog.