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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From amble +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ambler (plural amblers)

  1. A slow-moving, comfortable horse or mule.
    • 1485 July 31, Thomas Malory, “(please specify the chapter)”, in [Le Morte Darthur], (please specify the book number), [London]: Enprynted and fynysshed in thabbey Westmestre [by William Caxton], OCLC 71490786; republished as H[einrich] Oskar Sommer, editor, Le Morte Darthur by Syr Thomas Malory; the Original Edition of William Caxton Now Reprinted and Edited with an Introduction and Glossary by H. Oskar Sommer, Ph.D.; with an Essay on Malory’s Prose Style by Andrew Lang, London: Published by David Nutt, in the Strand, 1889, OCLC 890162034:
      , 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; one who ambles.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ambler

  1. (archaic) to amble

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

ambler

  1. (of a horse) to amble

ConjugationEdit

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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