Definition of Gambes
1. gambe [n] - See also: gambe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambes
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Literary usage of Gambes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"Argent, two lion's gambes in saltire azure—NEBT, co. Worcester. Gules, two lion's gambes couped under the knees, the claws endorsed or—BAREFOOT. ..."
2. The Organ in France: A Study of Its Mechanical Construction, Tonal by Wallace Goodrich (1917)
"... gambes on one or more or on all manuals is called for, we must translate gambes by "string-toned stops," rather than by the apparently literal synonym, ..."
3. Display of Heraldry by William Newton (1846)
"Gules, three lions' gambes (the whole fore-leg) erased argent, ... Sable, two lions' gambes issuing out of the dexter and sinister base points of the ..."
4. Some Remarks on the Early Use of Carriages in England by James Heywood Markland, Thomas Amyot (1824)
"It'm hosn of mail above the harnes of gambes, atached to ye brayer as said ... knet wt a small cord about the gambes, because ye spur turn not undr ye fute. ..."