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- To make long or longer by pulling and stretching; to make elongated.
- To depart to, or be at, a distance; especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.
- (obsolete) To remove further off.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Thomas Browne to this entry?)
to make long