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Definition of the adjective longsome

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  1. [archaic] Long-lasting, lengthy.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Puk'hto, Pushto, Or Language of the Afghans; with Remarks on the Originality of the Language (1860)

Long, longsome, lengthy, outstretched, lengthened, elongated, prolonged. 2. Tall, a tall man, etc. Pl. sey, Wizdah ; (Fem.) ...

Google previewThe royal dictionary-cyclopædia, for universal reference, compiled under the direction of T. Wright (1862)

by Thomas Wright

Longsome, long' - sum ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

LONGSOME, long'sum, a. Tedious; wearisone by its length.-Obsolete. When chill' d by adverse snows and beating rain, We tread with weary steps the longsome plain.-- Lineal meaI'rior. LoNGsovie NEss, long'sum-nes, s. Tediousness ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

LoNGSOME, long'sum, a. Tedious; wearisome by its length.-Obsolete. When chill' d by adverse snows and beating rain, We tread with weary steps the longsome plain.— Prior. LONG someNESs, long'sum-nes, s. Tediousness; lateness.

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

LoNGsoME, long sum, a. Tedious; wearisome by its length.—Obsolete. When chill'd by adverse snows and beating rain, We tread with weary steps the longsome plainAPrior. Lineal meaLONGSOMENEss, long'sum-nes, s. Tediousness ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

And then againe whoso hath seene it made, With oyle and weecke to last the longsome night, Gascoigne. Dan Bartholmew of Bathe. It had overcome the patience of Job as it did the meeknesse of Hoses, and would surely have mastered any, ...

Google previewThe anti-absurd or phrenotypic English pronouncing & orthographical dictionary (1845)

by Bartłomiej Beniowski

IP lordship LoNGLY longle Lore lor LoNGsoME longsom LoRICATE lorikat LoNGWAYs longwaz LoRIMER lorimer LoNGwrNDED longwi'nded LoRINER loriner LoNgwise longwyz LoRN lorn Loo lu Los E. luz LooBILY lubile LoseABLE luzabl ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

being longsome; tediousness. [Rare.] longitudinal (lon-ji-tü'di-nal), a [= F. Sp. Longobardi, Langobardi, a people of northern long-spun (lóng'spun), a. Spun or extended ngitudinale, & NL. “longitu- Germany, subsequently established in ...

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Longsome Meaning

Video shows what longsome means. Long, lengthy, long-lasting, protracted.. Tedious, tiresomely long.. Longsome Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of L1O1N1G2S1O1M3E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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