[ luhnj, lonj ]
/ lʌndʒ, lɒndʒ /


a long rope used to guide a horse during training or exercise.

verb (used with object), longed, longe·ing.

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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British Dictionary definitions for longe


/ (lʌndʒ, lɒndʒ) /


an older variant of lunge 2

Word Origin for longe

C17: via Old French from Latin longus long 1
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