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Ambler

[am-bler]
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noun
  1. Eric,1909–1998, English suspense novelist.
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Historical Examples

  • Of five lists in which the Ambler's name appeared, there was only one in which he was second.

    The Country House

    John Galsworthy

  • And with the ghost of a smile he passed into the Ambler's stall.

    The Country House

    John Galsworthy

  • "Take him away," he said, and his eyes followed the Ambler's receding form.

    The Country House

    John Galsworthy

  • He left it to his trainer to lead the Ambler back, and joined him at the weighing-room.

    The Country House

    John Galsworthy

  • But by the whispered words that had passed I knew that Ambler was in his confidence.

    The Seven Secrets

    William Le Queux


British Dictionary definitions for ambler

Ambler

noun
  1. Eric. 1909–1998, English novelist. His thrillers include The Mask of Dimitrios (1939), Journey into Fear (1940), A Kind of Anger (1964), and Doctor Frigo (1974)
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Word Origin and History for ambler

n.

late 14c., agent noun from amble (v.).

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