longe

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See also: longé

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French allonger (to lengthen), or Latin longa (long).

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Particularly: “this doesn’t explain much, how did it come from ‘long’ to ‘work a horse’??”

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

longe (third-person singular simple present longes, present participle longeing, simple past and past participle longed)

  1. (US) To work a horse in a circle at the end of a long line or rope.

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Noun[edit]

longe (plural longes)

  1. A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a longe line, approximately 20-30 feet long, attached to the bridle, longeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and is used to control the animal while longeing.
  2. (obsolete) A lunge; a thrust.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Smollett to this entry?)
  3. The training ground for a horse.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Farrow to this entry?)

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • longe” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Esperanto[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

longe

  1. lengthily

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

longe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of longer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of longer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of longer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of longer
  5. second-person singular imperative of longer

Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

longe (comparative plus longe, superlative le plus longe)

  1. long

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From longus (far, long) + . Compare English long and Icelandic langt and lengi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

longē (comparative longius, superlative longissimē)

  1. (of space) long, a long way off, far, far off, at a distance
    Longe absum.
    I’m far away.
    Longe absum ab ejus crimine.
    I’m far away from my crimes.
  2. (of time) long, for a long period of time
  3. widely, greatly, much, very much

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References[edit]

  • longe in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese longe, from Latin longe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

longe (comparative mais longe superlative o mais longe)

  1. far, a long way

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