Definition of Alongst

1. prep. & adv. Along.



Definition of Alongst

1. Adverb. (archaic) along ¹

2. Preposition. (archaic) along ¹

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Definition of Alongst

1. along [adv] - See also: along

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alongst

alonely
aloneness
alonenesses
alonest
along
along about
along of
along the lines
along the lines of
along with
alongest
alongshore
alongshoreman
alongshoremen
alongside
alongst (current term)
aloo
aloo chaat
aloo gobi
aloo gosht
aloof
aloofly
aloofness
aloofnesses
aloos
alopecia
alopecia areata
alopecia cicatrisata

Literary usage of Alongst

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1. pennsylvania archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"the said Meadow Ground or Valley alongst the River a certain Piece of Land, having no particular Owner, the which the said William Tom hath requested of me ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1859)
"... as alongst from along, whilst from while, against from again. Anger. Formerly used in the sense of trouble, torment, grievance. ..."

3. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by William Aldis Wright, Jonathan Eastwood (1884)
"... with blacke and yellow strakes alongst the same, and the middle hairie. Lyte's Herbal, p. 166. Strange, adj. (Gen. xlii. 7; Ex. xxi. 8 ; Ps. cxiv. ..."

4. The Natural & Moral History of the Indies by José de Acosta (1880)
"That there be other reasons besides the former mentioned- which shew that the burning Zone is temperate, especially alongst the Ocean. ..."

5. A Sailor's Garland by John Masefield (1908)
"And they overthrew us into the Sea so wide, And alongst, etc. ... And see if this French Man-of-War thou canst descry, And alongst, etc. A Sayle, a Sayle, ..."

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