[ am-bey-jeez ]
/ æmˈbeɪ dʒiz /
noun Archaic. (used with a plural verb)
winding, roundabout paths or ways.
Origin of ambages
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for ambages
Longa est injuria, long / Ambages—Long is the story of her wrongs, tedious the details.
Charles ran through all the ambages of intrigue, like a subject who endeavours to make a minister suspected by his master.