Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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LANG, prep. Aphaeretic form of Alang, along. Poet. Hence langside, alongside. Edb. 1791 J. Learmont Poems 4:
An' lead ye on, like arrant snools, 'Lang error's road.
Sc. 1809 T. Donaldson Poems 81:
You'd got a gowff Lang side your lug wi' his rough cane.
Ayr. 1897 Ballads Carrick (Lawson) 21:
When 'lang the Stinchar's banks I stray'd At easy pace, wi' rod in han'.

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