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congé (plural congés)
- (archaic) Alternative form of : a leavetaking, a farewell, in various senses; a bow, a curtsey, or similar gestures whether or not used for taking leave.
- (architecture) Synonym of or cavetto: supports at the top or bottom of pillars, particularly rings or ferrils in the extremities of wooden pillars, added to provide support and prevent splintering, their imitation in stone, or a molding in the form of a quarter round.
- (archaic) Alternative form of : to take leave, to bid farewell, in various senses; to bow, curtsey, etc.
- "† conge, n.¹", "congee | congé, n.²", & "congee | congé, v." in the Oxford English Dictionary, 1891.
- "CONGE", "To CO′NGE", & "CO′NGE" in Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language.
congé m (plural congés)
- leave (time off, absence from work, etc.)