1) An archaic form of ‘along’.

Recorded in a document of 1433 where an acre of land in Denby Grange was described as lyand afterlang the hegh way. By the 1600s the two parts of the word were being reversed and typical expressions include: 1606 three yeardes of lande in length alonge after the east end of the said garden, Huddersfield

1677 the way … leading along after the brooke there, Thurstonland.

dates 1433 1606

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