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Ambler

[am-bler] /ˈæm blər/
noun
1.
Eric, 1909–1998, English suspense novelist.
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  • "He loved you, Major," said Mrs. Ambler, meeting his swimming eyes.

    The Battle Ground Ellen Glasgow
  • He left it to his trainer to lead the Ambler back, and joined him at the weighing-room.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • Ambler gave vent to his habitual grunt of dissatisfaction, and then led the way upstairs.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
  • And with the ghost of a smile he passed into the Ambler's stall.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • In due course the inquest was held at Shadwell, and with Ambler I attended as a witness.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
  • "Take him away," he said, and his eyes followed the Ambler's receding form.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • Of five lists in which the Ambler's name appeared, there was only one in which he was second.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • Ambler Jevons had been born with the instincts of a detective.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
  • Whoever wrote that letter was inciting Lane to conspiracy, and at the same time held you in fear, Ambler.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
  • Each evening, about ten, Ambler Jevons came in to smoke and drink.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
British Dictionary definitions for Ambler

Ambler

/ˈæmblə/
noun
1.
Eric. 1909–1998, English novelist. His thrillers include The Mask of Dimitrios (1939), Journey into Fear (1940), A Kind of Anger (1964), and Doctor Frigo (1974)
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Word Origin and History for Ambler

ambler

n.

late 14c., agent noun from amble (v.).

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