Flatlong
Flatlong Flat"long (?; 115), adv. With the flat side downward; not edgewise. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • flatlong — flatˈling, flatˈlings or flatˈlong adverb (Spenser or Shakespeare) 1. With the flat side 2. Flat side on 3. Not edgewise 4. Prostrate • • • Main Entry: ↑flat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flatling — Flat ling, adv. [Flat, a. + adverbial suff. ling.] With the flat side, as of a sword; flatlong; in a prostrate position. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flatling — [flat′lôŋ΄flat′liŋ] adv. [ME: see FLAT1 & LING2] [Now Brit. Dial.] Brit. Dial. 1. at full length 2. with the flat side, as of a sword: Also flatlings or flatlong [flat′lôŋ΄] …   English World 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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