noun, plural con·gés [kon-zheyz, -jeyz; French kawn-zhey] /ˈkɒn ʒeɪz, -dʒeɪz; French kɔ̃ˈʒeɪ/.
Origin of congé
Examples from the Web for conge
If a writer could not do their work the way they wanted it done he was not long in getting his conge.The Fiction Factory|John Milton Edwards
Madama made her conge, and hoped "El Senora Maria un asiento."Tom Cringle's Log|Michael Scott
William Barlow (1549-54) was translated from St. David's without even the form of a conge d'elire.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells|Percy Dearmer
Her high hereditary Majesty smiled on me when she gave Leicester conge and fiery quittance.Michel and Angele [A Ladder of Swords], Complete|Gilbert Parker
We found the General had been wounded at Maubeuge, and was now abſent on conge for the recovery of his health.