Live"long` (?), a. [For lifelong. Cf. Lifelong.]

1.

Whole; entire; long in passing; -- used of time, as day or night, in adverbial phrases, and usually with a sense of tediousness.

The obscure bird Clamored the livelong night. Shak.

How could she sit the livelong day, Yet never ask us once to play? Swift.

2.

Lasting; durable.

[Obs.]

Thou hast built thyself a livelong monument. Milton.

 

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