Endlong End"long` (?; 115), adv. & prep. [Cf. {Along}.] Lengthwise; along. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

The doors were all of adamants eterne, I-clenched overthwart and endelong With iron tough. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

He pricketh endelong the large space. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

To thrust the raft endlong across the moat. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • endlong — O.E. andlang (prep.), see ALONG (Cf. along) …   Etymology dictionary

  • endlong — [end′lôŋ΄] adv. Archaic 1. lengthwise 2. on end …   English World dictionary

  • endlong — adverb Etymology: Middle English endelong, alteration of andlong, from Old English andlang along, from andlang, preposition more at along Date: 13th century archaic lengthwise …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endlong — /end lawng , long /, adv. Archaic. lengthwise. [1175 1225; ME endelong; r. OE andlong ALONG] * * * …   Universalium

  • endlong — 1. preposition /ˈɛndlɒŋ/ Along (as opposed to across), from end to end of. Looke what day that endelong Britayne / Ye remove alle the rokkes, stoon by stoon 2. adverb /ˈɛndlɒŋ/ From end to end …   Wiktionary

  • endlong — lengthwise Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • endlong — adv. lengthwise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • endlong — end•long [[t]ˈɛndˌlɔŋ, ˌlɒŋ[/t]] adv. archaic lengthwise • Etymology: 1175–1225 …   From formal English to slang

  • endlong — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adverb Etymology: Middle English endelong, by folk etymology (influence of ende end) from andlong, from Old English andlang, adverb, along, from andlang, preposition, along more at along archaic : lengthwise …   Useful english dictionary

  • -long — comb. form forming adjectives and adverbs: 1 for the duration of (lifelong). 2 = LING(2) (headlong). * * * comb. form (added to nouns) for the duration of lifelong * * * long, † longs suffix forming advs. (lɒŋ) The earliest instance is endlong,… …   Useful english dictionary

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