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[em-buh-sij] /ˈɛm bə sɪdʒ/
noun, Archaic.
Origin of embassage
variant of ambassage < Old French ambasse (< Medieval Latin ambactia office; see embassy) + -age Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • After much deliberation, they sent an embassage, composed of fifty of their most prominent men, bearing rich presents.

    Hernando Cortez John S. C. Abbott
  • He wondered whether Amy Loring's embassage had been inspired.

    The Education of Eric Lane Stephen McKenna
  • He sketched in the account of his embassage with humorous phrase.

    A Master of Fortune Cutcliffe Hyne
  • It was by no desire of his own that John made one of the embassage.

    Fort Amity Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • "Better that Prince Louis should do his own embassage in such a matter in his proper person," said the good-wives of Thorn.

    Joan of the Sword Hand S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
  • Here they halted, and determined to send an embassage to the king to demand an audience.

    Richard II Jacob Abbott
  • O' my conscience, an embassage from some of your kind mistresses, that would fain take their leaves, before you go to captivity.

  • But there is a serious difficulty about Elisha's answer to the embassage.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • Were it not a dishonour to a mighty prince, to have the majesty of his embassage spoiled by a careless ambassador?

  • An embassage is sent to them, to which they give a satisfactory answer.

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