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longboat the longest and largest boat carried by a merchant sailing ship.
longbow a large wooden bow, usu. about five to six feet long, used to shoot arrows.
longcloth a fine-quality white cotton fabric, made in long pieces.
long distance nonlocal telephone service.
long division a procedure of dividing one number by another number, in which each step, with its subtraction and its remainder, is written down in full.
long-drawn-out continuing or lasting for a long time; prolonged.
longevity long life. [3 definitions]
long face an unhappy, sad, or discontented facial expression.
longhair (informal) someone with long hair, esp. when hair length symbolizes protest against conventional values. [5 definitions]
longhand writing done by hand in which words are written out in full. (Cf. shorthand).
long-headed having an esp. long head; dolichocephalic. [2 definitions]
longhorn one of a breed of beef cattle with long horns that was once common in the southwestern United States and is now nearly extinct.
long house a long wooden dwelling shared by many families, esp. of the Iroquois or other North American Indian tribes.
longing a strong and persistent desire, esp. for something not easily attained.
longish rather long.
Long Island an island in southeastern New York State that includes two of the boroughs of New York City.
longitude the angular distance on the earth's surface east or west of the prime meridian at Greenwich, England, measured either in degrees or in hours, minutes, and seconds.
longitudinal of or relating to longitude or length. [4 definitions]
long johns (informal) long underwear.
long jump in competitive track sports, a jump for horizontal distance with a running start.
long-lasting continuing for a long time.