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Then with these eight sticks let him make two oblongs of the same size.

Then one of the oblongs of light beyond the balcony was broken up by a darkness.

Cut into oblongs and then dip in beaten egg and roll in fine crumbs.

Then he glanced towards the windows, oblongs of dingy grey looking upon fog and daylight darkness.

Its deep odorous shadow was crossed by oblongs of lemon-colored light from the windows.

In the three oblongs on this page, the marsh-marigold shapes have been used in three ways.

Poems were written on oblongs of crimson, yellow, gold, or other paper according to the feeling of the writer.

Then two oblongs of flat wood were nailed on ten feet of pine-stems and called oars; and, so equipped, we were ready to start.

Henshaw from the envelope on which he drew squares and oblongs appeared to gain fresh inspiration.

Presently two oblongs of yellow light appeared through the trees, and the square tower of a church loomed through the gloaming.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin oblongus "more long than broad," originally "somewhat long," from ob "to, toward," here perhaps intensive (see ob-) + longus "long" (see long (adj.)). As a noun from c.1600.