Cong'e

Cong'e Con`g['e]" (k[^o]N`zh[asl]"; E. k[o^]n"j[=e]; 277), n. [F., leave, permission, fr. L. commeatus a going back and forth, a leave of absence, furlough, fr. commeare, -meatum, to go and come; com- + meare to go. Cf. {Permeate}.] [Formerly written {congie}.] 1. The act of taking leave; parting ceremony; farewell; also, dismissal. [1913 Webster]

Should she pay off old Briggs and give her her cong['e]? --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

2. The customary act of civility on any occasion; a bow or a courtesy. [1913 Webster]

The captain salutes you with cong['e] profound. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. (Arch.) An apophyge. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

{Cong['e] d'['e]lire}[F., leave to choose] (Eccl.), the sovereign's license or permission to a dean and chapter to choose as bishop the person nominated in the missive. [1913 Webster]


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