Examples of congé in a sentence
with an elaborately ceremonious congé, the ambassador took his leave
Origin and Etymology of congé
alteration of earlier congee, congie, from Middle English conge, from Anglo-French cungé, from Latin commeatus going back and forth, leave, from commeare to go back and forth, from com- + meare to go — more at permeate
First Known Use: 14th century
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