congé (plural congés)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of congee#English|congee: a leavetaking, a farewell, in various senses; a bow, a curtsey, or similar gestures whether or not used for taking leave.
  2. (architecture) Synonym of apophyge#English|apophyge or cavetto: supports at the top or bottom of pillars, particularly rings or ferrils in the extremities of wooden pillars, added to provide support and prevent splintering, their imitation in stone, or a molding in the form of a quarter round.

congé (congés, present participle congéing; past and past participle conged)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of congee#English|congee: to take leave, to bid farewell, in various senses; to bow, curtsey, etc.

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