"With my present outfit I can amble clear across to Oregon," he assured himself, wistfully.
The poor ruffler was fallen into meditation, and noted not that his nag did no more than amble.
Jenny was staked out for fear that she would take the notion to amble back to the ranch.
Oh, you Two Bits, we'll amble along and see where our friend is headin' for.
"Yu are right—this is too dangerous—I'll amble on some," he replied hastily.
"Well, I reckon I'll amble, sheriff," he said as he opened the door.
I'll go out the side way and amble around to the front door the same time they do.
Let's picket the broncs, amble down to the spring, and smoke a cigarette.
The amble was a peculiarly easy and comfortable pace which would strongly commend itself to riders on a long journey.
While the bull could amble around at his ease, the most Jim could move was a few inches.
early 14c., from Old French ambler "walk as a horse does," from Latin ambulare "to walk, to go about, take a walk," perhaps a compound of ambi- "around" (see ambi-) and -ulare, from PIE root *el- "to go" (cf. Greek ale "wandering," alaomai "wander about;" Latvian aluot "go around or astray"). Until 1590s used only of horses or persons on horseback. Related: Ambled; ambling. As a noun, from late 14c.