Definition of Lenger

1. a. Longer; longest; -- obsolete compar. and superl. of long.



Definition of Lenger

1. longer [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lenger

lending a hand
lending an ear
lending hand
lending hands
lending institution
lending library
lendings
lends
lends a hand
lends an ear
lene
lenes
leng
lenged
lengenbachite
lenger (current term)
lengest
lenging
lengs
length
length-breadth index
length-height index
length of service
length of stay
length overall
length scale
lengthed
lengthen
lengthened
lengthener

Literary usage of Lenger

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1. Observations on the Language of Chaucer's Troilus by George Lyman Kittredge (1891)
"(b) lenger (AS lengra), 3541 (langer B, more CD), 4703 (lenge[r] A), 7025 (-ere C, longer B), 7214 D (more A, longe EC)4 ; lengere, 1377 (-er D, longer B), ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1862)
"And down he goth, no lenger would he let, And with .that word his counter door he shet.—Chaucer. The Duke of Parma is ill and will not let to send daily to ..."

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