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Definition of the noun ambage

What does ambage mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ambages

  1. a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things

Alternative definition of the noun ambage


  1. [context: especially in plural] ambiguity; circumlocution

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Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

ambage. Circumlocution, equivocation.

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (1999)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster

ambage. u. several forms oi aluminum oxide. Al-O,, occurring naturally as corundum, in 3 In JI.IEI J turn; in bauxite, and with various impurities as ruby, sapphite. and emerv. used in producing aluminum and in abrasives, refractories, ceramics, ...

Google previewAn English dictionary, 1676 (1685)

Ambage,l. Far-fetch'd circumftance of words, Ambagion, full of far,ớc. · Amber, Hard yellowgum. Ambergreece, greefe, or grife, f. a fweet clammy perfume, found by the Sea-fide. -Ambia, A thick Indian liquor. -Anbianum, Amiens in Picardy.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Ambage,am′bāj, n. roundabout phrases:circuitouspaths,windings: dark and mysterious courses:—pl.Am′bages.—adj.Ambā′gious,circumlocutory: circuitous.—adv.Ambā′giously.—n.Ambā′giousness—adj.Ambā′gitory (rare).

Google previewDictionary of Rhetorical Terms (2010)

by Gregory T. Howard

Appeal: Logos Ambage, figure of (æm-beid ): Supplying a ...

Google previewLexicon Graecum (1539)

circίμπ, agor, ambage: figa implico,μι βι, ιιιιιιιιιιιριfaller:4ματεη",υπνιγί φομα Χεhoph Bud Com. Vποκαπνί»fitmo/ifίο. γποκαπνισμό ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3A1G2E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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