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[eyj-lawng, -long]
  1. lasting for an age.
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Origin of agelong

First recorded in 1800–10; age + long1
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Historical Examples

  • In his own spirit is enacted the agelong world-drama of toil.

    The Gate of Appreciation

    Carleton Noyes

  • In this the modern European is the heir of an agelong tradition.

  • The unity of our own France was forged by agelong struggles between the separate provinces.

    The Forerunners

    Romain Rolland

  • I do not propose here to reopen the agelong dispute between free will and determinism, which seems to me largely verbal.

    The Forerunners

    Romain Rolland

  • Such consequences, so wide-spread and agelong, can follow from the story of but one life.