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Ambage

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

noun

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

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Google previewThe 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, ...

Google previewT. 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 ...

Google previewThe 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, ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

ambage. Circumlocution, equivocation.

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1771)

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.

Google previewDictionary of obsolete and provincial English (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Ambage, s.

Google previewDictionary Of Rhetorical Terms (2010)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary Of World Literature - Criticism, Forms, Technique (2013)

by Joseph T Shipley,

ambage, deceitful ...

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 previewThe Arthurian Name Dictionary (2013)

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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