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Definition of the noun amble

What does amble mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ambles

  1. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Alternative definition of the noun amble

noun

  1. An unhurried leisurely walk or stroll.
  2. An easy gait, especially that of a horse (as above).

Definition of the verb amble

What does amble mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ambled | ambling | ambles

  1. walk leisurely

Alternative definition of the verb amble

verb

  1. [intransitive] To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.
  2. [intransitive] Of a horse: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other.

Place

Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England. It lies at the mouth of the River Coquet, and the nearby Coquet Island is visible from its beaches and harbour. The civil parish is called Amble by the Sea, and in 2001 had a population of 6,044.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amble

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Google previewDefining Twilight: Vocabulary Workbook for Unlocking the SAT, ACT, GED, and SSAT (2009)

by Brian Leaf

Amble is a type of gait.” A. Vivid is a type of color . . . no, vivid means bright. B. Tyrant ...

Google previewNorthumberland

Amble is a potential outlet for the northern part of the coalfield.

Google previewDefining Eclipse: Vocabulary Workbook for Unlocking the SAT, ACT, GED, and SSAT (2010)

by Brian Leaf

Amble is a leisurely walk . . . yes! C. Jog is a slow walk . . . no.

Google previewBiology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants (2006)

by Murray E. Fowler, Susan K. Mikota

The amble is the medium-to-rapid gait of the elephant. Ankylosis (ankyloses, pi.) — The fusion of a joint due to disease, injury, or surgery. May be partial, associated with pain, or complete (often without pain), but may cause a mechanical ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia of Agriculture (1826)

Comprising the Theory and Practice of the Valuation, Transfer, Laying Out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property; and the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Agriculture in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon

The amble is a peculiar kind of pace, by wl ich the horse changes sides at each remove; ...

Google previewAn encyclopædia of agriculture ... Fourth edition, etc (1839)

by John Claudius Loudon

The amble is a peculiar kind of pace, by which the horse changes sides at each remove; two legs of a side being always in the air, and two on the ground. An amble is usually the first natural pace of young colts, which, as soon as they have ...

Google previewThe Farrier's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary ... The Third Edition (1766)

by Thomas Wallis (Surgeon)

AMBLE, or AM BLING, a peculiar kind of pace, wherein a horfe's two legs, of the fame fide, move at the fame time. The ambling horse changes fides at each remove ; two legs of a fide being always in the air, and two on the ground at the fame ...

Google previewThe gentleman's dictionary (1705)

in three parts. viz. I. The art of riding the great horse ... II. The military art ... III. The art of navigation ... by Guillet (sieur.)

Gallop without stopping him ; and works at Curvets , Balo- but can't pass from an Amble tades, Croupades, and. Caprio- to aGallop without a stop,which- les. In regard that Horse has loses time and interrupts the the Beginning or first Steps of ...

Google previewThe Sportsman's Dictionary (1735)

Or, The Country Gentleman's Companion, in All Rural Recreations. With Full and Particular Instructions for Hawking, Hunting ... Riding, Cocking. With the Methods of Breeding, Curing, Dieting, and Ordering of Horses, Dogs, Pigeons, Cocks, &c

others will teach a horse to amble from the gallop; many use no better Way for it than by weights. Some amble in hand, not ridden ; others by the help of hinner shoes, made on purpose: many fold fine soft lists about the gambrels of the horse ...

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Usage statistics about amble

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun amble:

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If you urge the donkey on, you'll arrive late, if you let the donkey amble, you'll arrive early.
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Scrabble value of A1M3B3L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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