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allonge

[uh-luhnj; French a-lawnzh] /əˈlʌndʒ; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ/
noun, plural allonges
[uh-luhn-jiz; French a-lawnzh] /əˈlʌn dʒɪz; French aˈlɔ̃ʒ/ (Show IPA).
Law.
1.
a paper annexed to a negotiable instrument, for endorsements too numerous or lengthy to be contained in the original.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < French: lengthening; see lunge1

allongé

[French a-lawn-zhey] /French a lɔ̃ˈʒeɪ/
adjective, Ballet.
1.
performed with the body and one arm stretched forward:
an arabesque allongé.
Origin
1660-70; < French: literally, extended, lengthened, past participle of allonger
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  • Verify that each rider, allonge or addendum relates to and references the note.
  • allonge is an attachment or an addendum to a promissory note.

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