Length"en (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lengthenel (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Lengthening (?).]

To extent in length; to make longer in extent or duration; as, to lengthen a line or a road; to lengthen life; -- sometimes followed by out.

What if I please to lengthen out his date. Dryden.


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Length"en, v. i.

To become longer.



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