noun, plural flam·beaux [flam-bohz] /ˈflæm boʊz/, flam·beaus.
- flaky pastry,
- flamborough head,
Origin of flambeau
Examples from the Web for flambeau
When the charging has been effected, the flambeau is primed by inserting a quickmatch in the composition.
"There is another picture, Flambeau," said Brown in his more mystical undertone.
Flambeau looked at a Persian illumination on the wall; Father Brown, who seemed in a sort of daze, dully eyed the door.
Now, lakes must be crossed, and the Flambeau River navigated for many days.The Pioneer Woodsman as He is Related to Lumbering in the Northwest|George Henry Warren
This year French's horse, a beautiful, bright bay named Flambeau, seemed likely to win.The Land of Strong Men|Arthur M. Chisholm
noun plural -beaux (-bəʊ, -bəʊz) or -beaus
Word Origin for flambeau
also flambeaux, 1630s, from French flambeau, from flambe "flame" (see flamboyant).