The definition of a longe is a long rein for a horse that lets the horse move around the trainer.
A long rein for a horse is an example of a longe.
- a long rope fastened to a horse's head and held by the trainer, who causes the horse to move around in a circle
- the use of the longe in training horses
Origin of longeFr, back-formation from allonge, extension from allonger from Late Latin elongare: see elongate
transitive verblonged, longe′ing or long′ing
to put (a horse) through its paces, using a longe
(third-person singular simple present longes, present participle longeing, simple past and past participle longed)