Long
Long 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 for or after. [1913 Webster]

I long to see you. --Rom. i. 11. [1913 Webster]

I have longed after thy precepts. --Ps. cxix. 40. [1913 Webster]

I have longed for thy salvation. --Ps. cxix. 174. [1913 Webster]

Nicomedes, longing for herrings, was supplied with fresh ones . . . at a great distance from the sea. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. To belong; -- used with to, unto, or for. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The labor which that longeth unto me. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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