1) A regular abbreviation of ‘belong’, on record from the fifteenth century.

1443 my chefe maner place and iiij oxgange of land langing therto, Sheriff Hutton

1486 a halling that langith to the grete hall, Hull

1519 a fedder bedde and that that longes to ytt, Roundhay

1540-2 a gresse howsse ... havynge no arrable land langyng to itt, Heworth.

spellings lang
dates 1443 1486 1519 1540-1542

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