longe

longe

[luhnj, lonj]
noun
1.
a long rope used to guide a horse during training or exercise.
verb (used with object), longed, longeing.
2.
to train or exercise (a horse) by use of a longe.
Also, lunge.


Origin:
< French, Old French: noun use of longe (adj.) < Latin longa, feminine of longus long

long, longe, lounge, lunge.
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longe (lʌndʒ, lɒndʒ)
 
n
an older variant of lunge
 
[C17: via Old French from Latin longuslong1]

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