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)

long

1
/ (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)

long

2
/ (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)

long

3
/ (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)

long

4

abbreviation for

longitude
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Medicine 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


In addition to the idioms beginning with long

  • long ago
  • long and short of it, the
  • long arm of the law, the
  • long face
  • long haul
  • long in the tooth
  • long shot, a
  • long suit
  • long time no see

also see:

  • as long as
  • at (long) last
  • before long
  • come a long way
  • (long) drawn out
  • go a long way toward
  • happy as the day is long
  • in the long run
  • make a long story short
  • so long

Also see underlonger.

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