Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of flambeau.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • _ Mrs. Behn (or, haply, George Jenkins, the first editor of _The Widow Ranter_), here uses the ordinary form 'flambeaux' as a plural.

    The Works of Aphra Behn Volume IV.

  • I cannot see, I said, that it is so very easy for a number of men to have been continually mistaking 'flambeaux' for 'stars,' 'thunder' for 'human speech,' and 'Roman soldiers' for 'angels.'"

    The Eclipse of Faith Or, A Visit To A Religious Sceptic

  • The phaser shots flickered through the darkness, igniting the spongy green hearts and turning the oncoming figures into walking flambeaux.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • The phaser shots flickered through the darkness, igniting the spongy green hearts and turning the oncoming figures into walking flambeaux.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • Côté prestations devant public: nous sommes passés 4 fois au grand plaisir du public ! et dans la soirée , un défilé aux flambeaux, magnifique , devant le château illuminé !

    le Chouans en Avant, Bivouac à Sully sur Loire

  • The king found her “more beautiful than ever, in the shadows of the night, and the dancing light of flambeaux and her diamonds.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • The Italian then, extending his bare arm from under his linen vestment, pointed with his forefinger to five large flambeaux, or torches, placed on each side of the altar.

    My Aunt Margaret's Mirror

  • The king found her “more beautiful than ever, in the shadows of the night, and the dancing light of flambeaux and her diamonds.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • The Italian then, extending his bare arm from under his linen vestment, pointed with his forefinger to five large flambeaux, or torches, placed on each side of the altar.

    My Aunt Margaret's Mirror

  • Côté prestations devant public: nous sommes passés 4 fois au grand plaisir du public ! et dans la soirée , un défilé aux flambeaux, magnifique , devant le château illuminé !

    Archive 2008-05-25

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  • Often found within caryatids

    April 13, 2009