Alongst
Alongst A*longst" (?; 115), prep. & adv. [Formed fr. along, like amongst fr. among.] Along. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • alongst — 1. adverb along 2. preposition along …   Wiktionary

  • alongst — əˈlȯŋ(k)st, äŋ , ŋzt adverb or preposition Etymology: Middle English alongest, alteration of alonges, alteration (influenced by es s) of along dialect : along …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charter of Virginia — JAMES, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, c. WHEREAS our loving and well disposed Subjects, Sir Thorn as Gales, and Sir George Somers, Knights, Richard Hackluit, Clerk, Prebendary of… …   Wikipedia

  • Amid — Amidst A*midst , Amid A*mid , prep. [OE. amidde, amiddes, on midden, AS. on middan, in the middle, fr. midde the middle. The s is an adverbial ending, originally marking the genitive; the t is a later addition, as in whilst, amongst, alongst. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amidst — A*midst , Amid A*mid , prep. [OE. amidde, amiddes, on midden, AS. on middan, in the middle, fr. midde the middle. The s is an adverbial ending, originally marking the genitive; the t is a later addition, as in whilst, amongst, alongst. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charter of 1606 — faceplate of book in which Charter was published[citation needed] The Charter of 1606, also known as the First Charter of Virginia, is a document from King James I of England to the Virgin …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Doughty (explorer) — Thomas Doughty (? ndash;July 2 1578) was an English nobleman, soldier, scholar and personal secretary of Christopher Hatton. His association with Francis Drake, on a 1577 voyage to interfere with Spanish treasure fleets, ended in a shipboard… …   Wikipedia

  • María de Zayas — Coat of arms of the old Castilian noble family de Zayas. María de Zayas y Sotomayor (September 12, 1590–1661) wrote during Spain s Golden Age of literature. She is considered by a number of modern critics as one of the pioneers of modern literary …   Wikipedia

  • champaign — 1. noun /ˈʧampeɪn,ˈʧæmpeɪn/ Open countryside, or an area of open countryside. Then the Romaynes followed faste on horsebak and on foote over a fayre champeyne unto a fayre wood. 2. adjective /ˈʧampeɪn,ˈʧæmpeɪn/ Pertaining to open countryside;… …   Wiktionary

  • amongst — (prep.) mid 13c., amonges, from AMONG (Cf. among) with adverbial genitive. Parasitic t first attested 16c. (see AMIDST (Cf. amidst)). It is well established in the south of England, but not much heard in the north. By similar evolutions, alongst… …   Etymology dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

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