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Definition of the noun ambatch
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Oars, Sails, and Steam (2002)
A Picture Book of Ships by Edwin Tunis
The ambatch is that way at the bow, but it doesn't seem to have any stern at all. Probably the Fayoum boat was paddled; it's doubtful ...
Two African Trips (1902)
With Notes and Suggestions on Big Game Preservation in Africa by Edward North Buxton
The ambatch is a buoyant, pithy stem which grows in marshy places near the river. Such craft are too frail to carry loads. In this thinly populated country we began to see larger game. Hippos were much more numerous, and from the gun- deck ...
Guide to Egypt and the Sûdân (1905)
Including a description of the route through Uganda to Mombasa by Macmillan, publishers, London
Perhaps the ambatch is the chief cause. With roots in the water, it grows to 15 and 20 ft., and 6 in. thick at the base. Its "wood" is light as a fungous growth, is easily broken off, and floats away to find another anchorage. Vossm grass, papyrus ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
ambatch BR 'ambats, -Hz AM 'aem baets, -oz Ambato BR am DCI.tody AM am' badot; SP am"bato amber BR 'ambo(r)...
by G. Rehm
Ambatsch ambatch Aesch ynnmene falcala (Poir.) DC. Australian joint vetch Aeschynomene indica L. hard sola kath sola, kuhila Aesculus hippocastanum L. horse chestnut marronier, faux châtaigner Roßkastanie castaño de Indias Afraegle ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: ambatch A. indica L. English: Indian joint vetch, kat sola, knuckle bean bush, Buddha pea, sensitive joint vetch South Africa: ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris
They were Ambatch (sEschynomcnc claphroxy- said to burn off the right breast that it /on), a thorny, leguminous might not impede them in the use of the shrub with yellow flowers growing in the bow — a legend that arose from the Greeks ...
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
ambatch /'ambatj/ ...
ambatch (am'bach), n." [ See ambash.] The pith-tree of the Nile, AEschynomene Elaphroxylon, a thorny shrub or small tree of extraordinarily quic owth: a characteristic plant of the waters of ...
The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1898)
by John Clark Ridpath
Ambatch. am' bach, n. [African name ! A thorny leguminous shrub with yellow flowers, growing in tropical African rivers, with light spongy wood, often made into rafts. Amblyopia, Amblropy, am-bli-3'm-a, am'- bli-o-pi, n. [From Gr. amblys, dull, ...
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