[lawng-weyz, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌweɪz, ˈlɒŋ-/
Dance. in two lines with the couples facing each other:
to perform a country dance longways.
another word for lengthways
1580s, from long (adj.) + way + adverbial genitive -s.
- Long white lop-eared
noun 1. a former name for British lop
- Long white potato
noun an oblong-shaped thin-skinned potato from California, versatile for cooking Examples Long whites are oval-shaped, medium in starch level and have thin, light tan skin. These potatoes have a firm, creamy texture when cooked. Word Origin cooking
[lawng-juhmp, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌdʒʌmp, ˈlɒŋ-/ verb (used without object) 1. Track and Field. to execute a long jump. noun, Track and Field. 1. a jump for distance from a running start. 2. a field event featuring competition in the long jump. noun 1. an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible […]
noun, (used with a plural verb) Informal. 1. long underwear, especially for winter use. plural noun 1. (informal) underpants with long legs n. type of warm underwear, 1943, originally for U.S. GIs. By 1919 as a type of pastry. Long john also was used of various sorts of worm, potato, sled, etc. noun phrase Long […]