Etymology
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longstanding (adj.)
also long-standing, 1814, from earlier noun (c. 1600), from long (adj.) + standing (n.).
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hourlong (adj.)
also hour-long, 1803, from hour + long (adj.).
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longways (adv.)
"lengthwise," 1580s, from long (adj.) + way (n.) + adverbial genitive -s.
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longshanks (n.)
"long-legged person," 1550s, originally in reference to Edward I of England (1239-1307); from long (adj.) + shank (n.).
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longhorn (adj.)
also long-horn, in reference to a type of cattle, 1808, from long (adj.) + horn (n.).
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longi- 
word-forming element meaning "long," from Latin longi-, combining form of longus "long" (see long (adj.)).
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longhand (adj.)
also long-hand, of handwriting in full (as opposed to shorthand), 1660s, from long (adj.) + hand (n.) "handwriting."
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longinquity (n.)
"remoteness," 1540s, from Latin longinquitas "length, extent, duration," from longinquus "long, extensive, remote, distant," from longus "long; distant, remote" (see long (adj.)) + suffix -inquus.
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summerlong (adj.)
Old English sumor lang; see summer (n.1) + long (adj.).
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longship (n.)
also long-ship, Old English langscip "warship, man-of-war;" see long (adj.) + ship (n.). Translating Latin navis longa.
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