allonge

[ uh-luhnj; French a-lawnzh ]
/ əˈlʌndʒ; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ /

noun, plural al·long·es [uh-luhn-jiz; French a-lawnzh] /əˈlʌn dʒɪz; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ/. Law.

a paper annexed to a negotiable instrument, for endorsements too numerous or lengthy to be contained in the original.

Nearby words

  1. allometric,
  2. allometry,
  3. allomone,
  4. allomorph,
  5. allomorphism,
  6. allongé,
  7. allons,
  8. allonym,
  9. allonymous,
  10. allonymously

Origin of allonge

1860–65; < French: lengthening; see lunge1

allongé

[ French a-lawn-zhey ]
/ French a lɔ̃ˈʒeɪ /

adjective Ballet.

performed with the body and one arm stretched forward: an arabesque allongé.

Origin of allongé

1660–70; < French: literally, extended, lengthened, past participle of allonger

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