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Longsome \Long"some\a. [AS. langsum.] Extended in length; tiresome. [Obs.]
--Bp. Hall.
--Prior. -- Long"some*ness, n. [Obs.]


a. 1 (context archaic UK dialectal English) long; lengthy; long-lasting; protracted. 2 (context UK dialectal English) tedious; tiresomely long.

Usage examples of "longsome".

When she came to the scaffold, and was carried up upon it, she looked up to ``the Maiden'' with two longsome looks, for she had never seen it before.