Length"y (?), a. [Compar. Lengthier (?); superl. Lengthiest.]

Having length; rather long or too long; prolix; not brief; -- said chiefly of discourses, writings, and the like.

"Lengthy periods." Washington. "Some lengthy additions." Byron. "These would be details too lengthy." Jefferson. "To cut short lengthy explanations."



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