noun, plural pro·lon·ges [proh-lon-jiz; French praw-lawnzh] /proʊˈlɒn dʒɪz; French prɔˈlɔ̃ʒ/. Military.
- prolonge knot,
Origin of prolonge
Examples from the Web for prolonge
Two of our guns were drawn away by the prolonge (that is, by means of ropes manned by men on foot), and two were abandoned.In the Russian Ranks|John Morse
The artillery, by using the prolonge, may also continue its retreat while in battery and firing.Elements of Military Art and Science|Henry Wager Halleck
Of synners that prolonge from daye to day to amende theyr myslyuyng.The Ship of Fools, Volume 1|Sebastian Brandt