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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English live long, leve-long, lefe long (as in Alle the lefe longe daye), equivalent to lief +‎ long. Compare German die liebe lange Nacht ‎(the livelong night).

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livelong

  1. total, complete, whole
    I've been workin' on the railroad, all the livelong day.
    • 1891, I'm Nobody! Who are you?, by Emily Dickinson
      How dreary to be somebody!
      How public, like a frog
      To tell your name the livelong day
      To an admiring bog!

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livelong ‎(plural livelongs)

  1. the orpine, Sedum telephium
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