Long

[ lawng, long ]
/ lɔŋ, lɒŋ /

noun

Crawford Wil·liam·son [wil-yuh m-suh n] /ˈwɪl yəm sən/,1815–78, U.S. surgeon.
Hu·ey Pierce [hyoo-ee] /ˈhyu i/,1893–1935, U.S. politician: governor of Louisiana 1928–31; U.S. senator 1931–35.
Russell B(il·liu) [bil-yoo] /ˈbɪl yu/,1918–2003, U.S. lawyer and politician: U.S. senator 1948–87 (son of Huey Long).
Stephen Harriman,1784–1864, U.S. army officer and explorer.

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British Dictionary definitions for huey long (1 of 5)

Long
/ (lɒŋ) /

noun

Crawford Williamson. 1815–78, US surgeon. He was the first to use ether as an anaesthetic

British Dictionary definitions for huey long (2 of 5)

long1
/ (lɒŋ) /

adjective

adverb

noun

See also longs

Word Origin for long

Old English lang; related to Old High German lang, Old Norse langr, Latin longus

British Dictionary definitions for huey long (3 of 5)

long2
/ (lɒŋ) /

verb

(intr; foll by for or an infinitive) to have a strong desire

Word Origin for long

Old English langian; related to long 1

British Dictionary definitions for huey long (4 of 5)

long3
/ (lɒŋ) /

verb

(intr) archaic to belong, appertain, or be appropriate

Word Origin for long

Old English langian to belong, from gelang at hand, belonging to; compare along

British Dictionary definitions for huey long (5 of 5)

long4

abbreviation for

longitude
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Medical definitions for huey long

Long
[ lông ]
Crawford Williamson 1815-1878

American surgeon and pioneer anesthetist who was among the first (1842) to use ether as an anesthetic.
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Idioms and Phrases with huey long

long

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