Origin of furlong
Examples from the Web for furlong
But Furlong became legally emancipated that same year, at the age of 16.The John Connor Curse: Nick Stahl, Edward Furlong and Christian Bale|Marlow Stern|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Well, I could not have believed, if I hadn't seen it," said Furlong.
"As for bwibewy, neve' mind that," said Furlong, with a very wise nod of his head and a sagacious wink.
But for other buildings, there is nothing now left in it, except a church, which stands about a furlong eastward from the castle.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
Word Origin for furlong
Old English furlang measure of distance of roughly 220 yards, originally the length of a furrow in the common field of 10 acres, from furh "furrow" + lang "long." The "acre" of the common field being variously measured, the furlong was fixed 9c. on the classical stadium, one-eighth of a Roman mile.