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[em-buh-sij] /ˈɛm bə sɪdʒ/
noun, Archaic.
Origin of embassage
variant of ambassage < Old French ambasse (< Medieval Latin ambactia office; see embassy) + -age Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He wondered whether Amy Loring's embassage had been inspired.

    The Education of Eric Lane Stephen McKenna
  • The devise of the embassage from Lubber-land, whereof also a parte was made.

  • It was by no desire of his own that John made one of the embassage.

    Fort Amity Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Dare I not hope, then, to make one of your embassage, noble earl?

    The Last Of The Barons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Here they halted, and determined to send an embassage to the king to demand an audience.

    Richard II Jacob Abbott
  • By this embassage the arrangement of the marriage was finally concluded.

    Richard II Jacob Abbott
  • But there is a serious difficulty about Elisha's answer to the embassage.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • An embassage from the Doge of Venice had brightened the harbor with their galleys.

  • He sketched in the account of his embassage with humorous phrase.

    A Master of Fortune

    Cutcliffe Hyne
  • He returned from his embassage in '89; the book was suppressed in '91.

    Elizabethan Sonnet Cycles Thomas Lodge and Giles Fletcher

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