ambler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From amble +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

ambler (plural amblers)

  1. A slow-moving, comfortable horse or mule.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte d’Arthur, Bk.X, Ch.lxxxiv:
      Thenne sir Epynogrys requyred sire Palomydes and sire Safere his brother to ryde with them vnto his castel for the sauf gard of his person / Sire said Palomydes we will be redy to conduyte you by cause that ye are sore wounded / and soo was Epynogrys and his lady horsed / and his lady behynde hym vpon a softe ambuler
  2. Someone who walks at a leisurely pace; who ambles.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ambler, borrowed from Old Provençal amblar, from Latin ambulāre, present active infinitive of ambulō. Doublet of ambuler, and partially of aller.

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Verb[edit]

ambler

  1. (archaic) to amble

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Provençal amblar, from Latin ambulāre, present active infinitive of ambulō. See also aler, which was inherited (in part) from the same Latin verb.

Verb[edit]

ambler

  1. (of a horse) to amble

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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