Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A paper attached to a negotiable instrument to provide space for further indorsements. See 141 HI. 461, 31 N. E. 17.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    When the indorsements on a bill or note have filled all the blank space, it is customary to annex a strip of paper, called an "allonge," to receive the further indorsements. Fountain v. Bookstaver, 141 III. 461, 31 N. E. 17; Haug v. Riley, 101 Ga. 372, 29 S. E. 44, 40 L It. A. 244 ; Bishop v. Chase, 156 Mo. 158, 56 S. W. 1080, 79 Am. St Rep. 515.