But furlong became legally emancipated that same year, at the age of 16.
furlong admitted the excellence of the observation, and said, in a very soft voice, that Love was blind also.
The House of Turriepuffit stood about a furlong from David's cottage.
Sometimes in Latin this sense of furlong is rendered by quarentina: unam rodam in quarentina de Newedich: Fines, ed.
His house was scarcely a furlong distant, yet he was an hour crawling to it.
I had scarce got to the top of the first hill when I spied a light on my left, about a furlong away.
"What a strange pack of people I have got amongst," thought furlong.
He was a furlong or more from the spot before he quite realized the danger he had escaped.
"I'll be down with you as soon as I am dwessed, sir," replied furlong.
"There certainly is a vewy gweat mistake somewhere," said furlong, who was now bent on a very direct question.
Old English furlang measure of distance of roughly 220 yards, originally the length of a furrow in the common field of 10 acres, from furh "furrow" + lang "long." The "acre" of the common field being variously measured, the furlong was fixed 9c. on the classical stadium, one-eighth of a Roman mile.
a stadium, a Greek measure of distance equal to 606 feet and 9 inches (Luke 24:13; John 6:19; 11:18; Rev. 14:20; 21:16).