Ob"long (?), a. [L. oblongus; ob (see Ob-) + longus long: cf. F. oblong.]

Having greater length than breadth, esp. when rectangular.

 

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Ob"long, n.

A rectangular figure longer than it is broad; hence, any figure longer than it is broad.

The best figure of a garden I esteem an oblong upon a descent. Sir W. Temple.

 

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