- a winding pathway: usually used in pl.
- [pl.] roundabout, indirect ways of talking or doing things
Origin of ambagefrom Middle English ambages (taken as plural ), intentional ambiguity from Middle French from Classical Latin from amb-, around + agere, to go
- often ambages Ambiguity.
- ambages Winding ways or indirect proceedings.
Origin of ambageBack-formation from Middle English ambages equivocation from Latin ambāges amb-, ambi- around ; see ambi- . agere to drive ; see ag- in Indo-European roots.