Definition of Gamboges

1. Noun. (plural of gamboge) ¹



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Definition of Gamboges

1. gamboge [n] - See also: gamboge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gamboges

gambles
gambling
gambling casino
gambling contract
gambling den
gambling game
gambling hell
gambling house
gambling system
gamblings
gambo
gamboge
gamboge tree
gambogenic
gambogenic acid
gamboges (current term)
gambogian
gambogic
gambogic acid
gambol
gamboled
gamboling
gambolled
gambolling
gambols
gambos
gambrel
gambrel roof
gambrel roofs
gambrelled

Literary usage of Gamboges

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"The corruption to gamboges probably took effect under the supposition of a derivation ... A further corruption converted gamboges into ..."

2. Chemical Instructor: Presenting a Familiar Method of Teaching the Chemical by Amos Eaton (1822)
"The most common of these is called shell-lac. There are compounds of gum and resin, called gmn-resi'is, gamboges anc' ..."

3. Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, William Kirkpatrick Riland Bedford (1888)
"... a pair of black moustachios relieved with deep gamboges. To me these gentlewomen had no reserves—nor I to yon; but, de grace, spare all our fames by ..."

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