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Meaning of ALLONGE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Al*longe"\, n. [F. allonge, earlier alonge, a
    lengthening. See {Allonge}, v., and cf. {Lunge}.]
    1. (Fencing) A thrust or pass; a lunge.
    
    2. 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. [A French usage] --Abbott.
    
    
  2. \Al*longe"\, v. i. [F. allonger; [`a] (L. ad) + long (L.
    longus) long.]
    To thrust with a sword; to lunge.
    
    
 

 

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