from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See rider.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A slip of paper attached to a negotiable instrument to hold endorsements should the document itself be unable to hold any more.
- v. To thrust with a sword; to lunge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thrust or pass; a lunge.
- n. 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.
- intransitive v. To thrust with a sword; to lunge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a pass or thrust with a rapier; lunge.
- n. A pass or thrust with a sword or rapier; a lunge.
- n. A long rein, when a horse is trotted in the hand.
- n. (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.
French, from allonger, to lengthen, from Old French alongier; see lunge.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)