Definition for AL-LONGE'

AL-LONGE', n. [allunj'; Fr. allonger, to lengthen, to thrust, allongé, lengthened, of ad and long.]

  1. A pass with a sword; a thrust made by stepping forward and extending the arm; a term used in fencing, often contracted into lunge.
  2. A long rein, when a horse is trotted in the hand. – Johnson.

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