- winding, roundabout paths or ways.
Origin of ambages
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Examples from the Web for ambages
Charles ran through all the ambages of intrigue, like a subject who endeavours to make a minister suspected by his master.
Longa est injuria, long / Ambages—Long is the story of her wrongs, tedious the details.