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used in Lord of the Flies

3 uses
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an elongated shape — typically of a stretched circle that is longer than an oval, but occasionally used to describe a rectangle
  • Piggy bumped into him and a twin grabbed him as he made for the oblong of paling stars.
    p. 99.1
  • An oblong of blackness relieved with brilliant spangles hung before them and there was the hollow sound of surf on the reef.
    p. 164.5
  • The darkness, save for the useless oblong of stars, was blanket-thick.
    p. 166.3

There are no more uses of "oblong" in Lord of the Flies.

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