Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
LANGLINS, adv. [′lɑŋlɪnz]
1. Lengthwise (Sh., ne.Sc. 1960). Used as prep. in quot. = along.
Abd. 1768 A. Ross Helenore (S.T.S.) 65:
Whan she her loof had looked back an' fore, An' drew her finger langlins ilka score.
2. In a slow, long-drawn-out manner.
Rnf. 1835 D. Webster Rhymes 145:
Ye fiddlers a' your mutes put on, . . . And langlins mak your notes to groan Wi' waefu' screed.
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