long.


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long.

abbr.
longitude
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The poor fellow really felt sad when--melancholy reminiscence of his youth!--he donned his costume, adorned with vari-coloured wings, and fastened to his natural feature a false nose six feet long. But he cheered up when he thought that this nose was winning him something to eat.
An ever-growing number of people who have gone on to retirement haven't stayed inactive for long. And they aren't solely spending their newfound free time on hobbies.
There are basically three schools of thought on how to defend third and long. The defense may choose to approach it in a conservative manner, take a much more aggressive course, or, most often, use a mix of both conservative and aggressive mindsets.