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longe

[luhnj, lonj]
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noun
  1. a long rope used to guide a horse during training or exercise.
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verb (used with object), longed, longe·ing.
  1. to train or exercise (a horse) by use of a longe.
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Also lunge.

Origin of longe

< French, Old French: noun use of longe (adj.) < Latin longa, feminine of longus long1
Can be confusedlong longe lounge lunge
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longe

noun
  1. an older variant of lunge 2
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Word Origin

C17: via Old French from Latin longus long 1
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