Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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AM'BLE, verb intransitive [Latin ambulo, to walk.]

1. To move with a certain peculiar pace, as a horse, first lifting his two legs on one side, and then changing to the other

2. To move easy, without hard shocks.

Him time ambles withal.

3. In a ludicrous sense, to move with submission, or by direction, or to move affectedly.

AM'BLE, noun A peculiar pace of a horse.