Origin of rocambole
Examples from the Web for rocambole
The latter parts of Rocambole are surely too sparingly consulted in the country which they celebrate.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition|Robert Louis Stevenson
In every age there have been bands of dangerous creatures, led by such men as Cartouche and Vidocq and Rocambole.
I would give anything to have known Vidocq and Cartouche and Rocambole, and to have seen them at close quarters.
In the same manner take up onions and rocambole, and shalots at the latter end of the month.
Deep would answer to deep, Rocambole to M. Lecoq, in protesting against such an omission of their manufacturers.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury