ambler[ămˈblər], Eric 1909-1998.
, Eric 1909-1998.
Variant of amble
- to move at a smooth, easy gait by raising first both legs on one side, then both on the other: said of a horse, etc.
- to go easily and unhurriedly; walk in a leisurely manner
Origin: Middle English amblen ; from Old French ambler ; from Classical Latin ambulare, to walk ; from ambi-, ambi- plush Indo-European base an unverified form al-, wander
- a horse's ambling gait
- a leisurely walking pace
- ambler noun
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