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nounArchaic.(used with a plural verb)
  1. winding, roundabout paths or ways.

Origin of ambages

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Latin ambāgēs (plural) “circuits,” equivalent to amb(i)- ambi- + -āg- (combining form of agere “to move”) + -ēs plural ending; cf. indagate

Words Nearby ambages Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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