a style of the letter s, suggesting a lowercase f in form, formerly common in handwriting and as a type character.
a lower-case s, printed ʃ, formerly used in handwriting and printing Also called long ess
[lawng-ship, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌʃɪp, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. a medieval used in northern Europe especially by the Norse, having a long, narrow, open hull, a single square sail, and a large number of oars, which provided most of the propulsion. /ˈlɒŋˌʃɪp/ noun 1. a narrow open vessel with oars and a square sail, used esp by the […]
[lawng-shawr, -shohr, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌʃɔr, -ˌʃoʊr, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective 1. existing, found, or employed along the shore, especially at or near a seaport: longshore jobs; longshore current. /ˈlɒŋˌʃɔː/ adjective 1. situated on, relating to, or along the shore
noun 1. . noun 1. the process whereby beach material is gradually shifted laterally as a result of waves meeting the shore at an oblique angle
[lawng-shawr-muh n, -shohr-, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈʃɔr mən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun, plural longshoremen. 1. a person employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels. /ˈlɒŋˌʃɔːmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (US & Canadian) a man employed in the loading or unloading of ships Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) docker n. […]