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Definition of the noun ambage
What does ambage mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ambages
- a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
Alternative definition of the noun ambage
- [context: especially in plural] ambiguity; circumlocution
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The Academy (1900)
Ambage is a good word, meaning circumlocution, round aboutness ; the physician Rondibilis explains to Panurge how the blood passes through several Circuits, Ambages, and Aufractuosities, to the heart. The word was used by Chaucer, ...
T. P.'s Weekly (1907)
The word 1S rare, The wonderful words, Ambage is a good word, meaning circumlocution, roundaboutness; the physician Rondibilis explains to Panurge how the blood passes through several Circuits, Ambages, and Aufractuosities, to the ...
The Academy and Literature (1900)
Ambage is a good word, meaning circumlocution, roundaboutness; the physician Rondibilis explains to Panurge how the blood passes through several Circuits, Ambages, and Aufractuosities, to the heart. The word was used by Chaucer, ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
ambage. Circumlocution, equivocation.
Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey
Ambage, (ämbähdsch) detour, ambage, Umschweif, oder eine vergebliche Ausschweifuug. Ambagious, éaieux , aartant; ambagiosus, ausschweifend, verdrüßlich. - Ambasläde, ambassade- Gesandschaft. Ambássador, ein Gesandter, s.
by Thomas Wright
by Gregory T. Howard
Appeal: Logos Ambage, figure of (æmbeidЗ): Supplyinga descriptive phrase in place of a name. Example: Your couch potato of a father was far too lazy to mowthelawn today. Appeal: Pathos,Logos, Ethos Ambiguitas (æmbigu:it s): Ambiguity ...
by Joseph T Shipley,
ambage, deceitful ...
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, ...
by Christopher W. Bruce
[Ambage]. A country allied to the Roman Emperor ...
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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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