Definition of Gambists

1. Noun. (plural of gambist) ¹



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Definition of Gambists

1. gambist [n] - See also: gambist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambists

gambeson
gambesons
gambet
gambets
gambetta
gambettas
gambia
gambias
gambiers
gambir
gambirs
gambison
gambisons
gambist
gambists (current term)
gambit
gambited
gambiting
gambits
gamble
gambled
gambler
gamblerlike
gamblers
gambles
gambling
gambling casino
gambling contract
gambling den

Literary usage of Gambists

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1. The Violoncello and Its History by Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski, Isobella S. E. Stigand (1894)
"He was reputed one of the cleverest gambists of that period; he caused to be published, in, a work with the following title: " The first part of Ayres, ..."

2. Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday by Henry Charles Lahee (1899)
"From the year 1610 until 1810 the list of those who played in public is extremely short, numbering only about twenty, and of these several were gambists. ..."

3. The History of Music: A Handbook and Guide for Students by Waldo Selden Pratt (1907)
"Among the gambists Marin Marais (d. 1728) was the most famous (see sec. 112), and he was succeeded in the royal band at Paris by his son Roland Marais ..."

4. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"The gambists in Germany went as far as to protest formally in a paper appearing in 1757 against what they considered to be an infringement upon their rights ..."

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