Definition of Gambiers

1. gambier [n] - See also: gambier



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambiers

gambadoed
gambadoes
gambados
gambas
gambe
gambes
gambeson
gambesons
gambet
gambets
gambetta
gambettas
gambia
gambias
gambier
gambiers (current term)
gambir
gambirs
gambison
gambisons
gambist
gambists
gambit
gambited
gambiting
gambits
gamble
gambled
gambler
gamblerlike

Literary usage of Gambiers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Residence of Twenty-one Years in the Sandwich Islands by Hiram Bingham (1849)
"... and Mr. Maigret hoping that the sea air would re-establish his health, they embarked together for the gambiers, via Ascension, or with the intention of ..."

2. A Residence of Twenty-one Years in the Sandwich Islands by Hiram Bingham (1848)
"... and Mr. Maigret hoping that the sea air would re-establish his health, they embarked together for the gambiers, via Ascension, or with the intention of ..."

3. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1892)
"... gambiers, are themselves distant from these extreme points from seven or eight hundred to one thousand leagues. " All navigators agree in saying that ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1915)
"(¡ai и. в. so GEORGE R. ROBINSON, Plff. in Err., v. BALTIMORE 4 OHIO RAILROAD COMPANY. gambiers (S 315*)— INJURY то PULLMAN ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The attack was delivered on April 11 ; and, with the smallest energy on gambiers part, the whole French fleet must have been taken or destroyed. ..."

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