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[dey-lawng, -long] /ˈdeɪˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ/
during the entire day; lasting all day:
a daylong trip.
Origin of daylong
First recorded in 1850-55; day + long1 Unabridged
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  • daylong they rode, at the noontide having bite and sup with a woodcutter and his wife, newly blessed with a fine man child.

    The Stars in the Pool Edna Kingsley Wallace
  • To her, Industry is a daylong and lifelong duty, as well as a natural impulse; and economics means going without things.

British Dictionary definitions for daylong


adjective, adverb
lasting the entire day; all day
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Word Origin and History for daylong

Old English dæglang; see day + long (adj.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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