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ambages

[ am-bey-jeez ]
/ æmˈbeɪ dʒiz /
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noun Archaic.(used with a plural verb)
winding, roundabout paths or ways.
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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
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