Pronunciation: (prō-lonj'; Fr. prô-lônzh'), [key]
—pl. -lon•gesPronunciation: (-lon'jiz; Fr. -lônzh'). [key] Mil.
a rope having a hook at one end and a toggle at the other, used for various purposes, as to draw a gun carriage.
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