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n. pl. al·longes (ə-lŭn′jĭz, ä-lôNzh′)
[French, from allonger, to lengthen, from Old French alongier; see lunge.]
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1. fencing a lunging or thrusting move in fencing
2. archaic a lunge, thrust
archaic to lunge
finance a piece of paper attached to the end of a document such as a bill of exchange or cheque in order to make room for writing endorsements when there is no more room on the document itself
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al•longe(əˈlʌndʒ; Fr. aˈlɔ̃ʒ)
n., pl. al•long•es (əˈlʌn dʒɪz; Fr. aˈlɔ̃ʒ)
rider (def. 4).
[1860–65; < French: lengthening]
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