Along on
Along A*long" [AS. gelang owing to.] (Now heard only in the prep. phrase {along of}.) [1913 Webster]

{Along of}, {Along on}, often shortened to {Long of}, prep. phr., owing to; on account of. [Obs. or Low. Eng.] ``On me is not along thin evil fare.'' --Chaucer. ``And all this is long of you.'' --Shak. ``This increase of price is all along of the foreigners.'' --London Punch. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Along — A*long (?; 115), adv. [OE. along, anlong, AS. andlang, along; pref. and (akin to OFris. ond , OHG. ant , Ger. ent , Goth. and , anda , L. ante, Gr. ?, Skr. anti, over against) + lang long. See {Long}.] 1. By the length; in a line with the length; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Along — A*long [AS. gelang owing to.] (Now heard only in the prep. phrase {along of}.) [1913 Webster] {Along of}, {Along on}, often shortened to {Long of}, prep. phr., owing to; on account of. [Obs. or Low. Eng.] On me is not along thin evil fare.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Along of — Along A*long [AS. gelang owing to.] (Now heard only in the prep. phrase {along of}.) [1913 Webster] {Along of}, {Along on}, often shortened to {Long of}, prep. phr., owing to; on account of. [Obs. or Low. Eng.] On me is not along thin evil fare.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On Moonlight Bay (song) — Moonlight Bay Cover, sheet music, 1912 Music by Percy Wenrich Lyrics by Edward Madden Published 1912 Language English On Moonligh …   Wikipedia

  • Along the River During the Qingming Festival — Traditional: 清明上河圖, Simplified: 清明上河图 Artist Zhang Zeduan Year 1085 1145 Type Panoramic painting Dimen …   Wikipedia

  • On the Frontiers — (Sur les Frontières) Publisher Dargaud Date 1988 Series …   Wikipedia

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service (film) — On Her Majesty s Secret Service On Her Majest …   Wikipedia

  • Along Comes Cal — Album par Cal Tjader Sortie 1967 Enregistrement Janvier et Mars 1967 à Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Genre Latin Jazz Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • On a Night Like This (Bob Dylan song) — On a Night Like This Single by Bob Dylan from the album Planet Waves B side …   Wikipedia

  • On Iowa — is one of three fight songs currently used by the University of Iowa Hawkeye Marching Band along with the Iowa Fight Song and Roll Along Iowa. The lyrics were written W.R. Law in 1919. Music Link MP3 and lyrics Full lyrics Lyrics On Iowa proudly… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”