obsolete form of chameleon.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for cameleon

Historical Examples of cameleon

  • When asleep, or cold, or dead, the hue of the cameleon is white.

  • It is not, however, as emblems that we are about to treat of the lynx and the cameleon.

  • He was to return to the trawler and seize the hands and bring them to the Cameleon.

  • (C.) Excellent, i'faith; of the cameleon's dish: I eat the air, promise-crammed: you cannot feed capons so.


    William Shakespeare

  • When Field proceeded on board the Cameleon he took with him his ship's papers at the lieutenant's orders.