Allonge

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Allonge A slip of paper attached to a bill of exchange for receiving indorsements, when the back of the bill itself is already full; a rider.
    • Allonge (Fencing) A thrust or pass; a lunge.
    • v. i Allonge To thrust with a sword; to lunge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • allonge To make a pass or thrust with a rapier; lunge.
    • n allonge A pass or thrust with a sword or rapier; a lunge.
    • n allonge A long rein, when a horse is trotted in the hand.
    • n allonge (Pron. as F., a-lônzh′ .) A slip of paper attached to a bill of exchange or other negotiable note, to receive indorsements when the back of the bill will hold no more; a rider. In Great Britain, where bills of exchange must be written on stamped paper, the allonge is considered part of the document, and does not require to be stamped.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. allonge, earlier alonge, a lengthening. See Allonge (v.), and cf. Lunge

Usage

In literature:

No allonging and marshonging here!
"Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens
On avait du allonger l'arriere du bonnet a glace.
"Histoires grises" by E. Edouard Tavernier
Side, opposit the canoes as they passed allong.
"The Journals of Lewis and Clark" by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
We generaly cleaned out almost everything as we went allong.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
Allonge paper is entirely free from the markings peculiar to those previously mentioned.
"The Barnet Book of Photography" by Various
Belt, stretching of Allongement de la courroie.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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