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1) ambo. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...churches from which parts of the service were chanted or read. Medieval Latin, from Greek ambon, raised edge....

2) Arcades Ambo [Arcădes 3 syl.]. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...From Virgil s Eclogue, vii. v. 4. (See below, ARCADIAN YOUTH.) Byron s translation was "blackguards both." 1...

3) pulpit. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...In the earliest churches the episcopal throne served this purpose. The boxlike elevated ambo of early medieval times, the apparent forerunner of the pulpit, was situated...

4) Apollo and Bacchus by Annius Florus. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...SIC Apollo, deinde Liber sic uidetur ignifer: ambo sunt flammis creati prosatique ex ignibus; ambo de donis calorem, uite et radio, conferunt; noctis hic rumpit tenebras,...

5) Propositions. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...affirmative, and "O" a particular negative. 1 "Asserit A, negat E, verum generaliter ambo! Asserit I, negat O, sed particulariter ambo." A asserts and E denies some...

6) ambones. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A plural of ambo....

7) 5791. Lord Byron. 1788-1824. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 5791 AUTHOR: Lord Byron (1788–1824) QUOTATION: Arcades ambo, —id est, blackguards both. ATTRIBUTION: Don Juan. Canto iv. Stanza 93. WORKS: Lord Byron Collection....

8) Serpentine Verses. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...ipsa pecunia crescit." (Greater grows the love of pelf, as pelf itself, grows greater.) "Ambo florentes aetatibus, Arcades ambo." (Both in the spring of life, Arcadians...

9) Ambes'-as. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or Ambes-ace. Two aces, the lowest throw in dice; figuratively, bad luck. (Latin, ambo-asses, both or two aces.) 1 "I had rather be in this choice than throw ames-ace...

10) ambsace. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...thing. Middle English ambes as, from Old French : Latin ambs, feminine accusative pl. of ambo, both + as, unit....

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