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longe

[luhnj, lonj] /lʌndʒ, lɒndʒ/
noun
1.
a long rope used to guide a horse during training or exercise.
verb (used with object), longed, longeing.
2.
to train or exercise (a horse) by use of a longe.
Also, lunge.
Origin of longe
< French, Old French: noun use of longe (adj.) < Latin longa, feminine of longus long1
Can be confused
long, longe, lounge, lunge.
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longe

/lʌndʒ; lɒndʒ/
noun
1.
an older variant of lunge2
Word Origin
C17: via Old French from Latin longuslong1
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