Ambulante



a portable tea table, used in 18th-century France.
Historical Examples

At school they nick-named him “la Tour ambulante,” because of his thick-set figure.
Egoists James Huneker

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    to walk about or move from place to place. Historical Examples Give me half-a-guinea for my trouble, sir, and I’ll ambulate you through lanes every fut o’ the way. Handy Andy, Volume 2 (of 2) Samuel Lover verb (intransitive) to wander about or move from one place to another v. 1620s, from Latin ambulatus, past […]

  • Ambulation

    to walk about or move from place to place. Historical Examples Among the devices before touched upon, in the way of ambulation, was one which amused us excessively. Los Gringos H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise verb (intransitive) to wander about or move from one place to another n. 1540s, from Latin ambulationem (nominative ambulatio), noun […]



  • Ambulator

    to walk about or move from place to place. Historical Examples And the novelty of the ambulator bands on pedestrian levels was still strong for native New Yorkers. The Telenizer Don Thompson verb (intransitive) to wander about or move from one place to another v. 1620s, from Latin ambulatus, past participle of ambulare “to walk” […]

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    of, relating to, or capable of walking: an ambulatory exploration of the countryside. adapted for walking, as the limbs of many animals. moving about or from place to place; not stationary: an ambulatory tribe. Also, ambulant. Medicine/Medical. not confined to bed; able or strong enough to walk: an ambulatory patient. serving patients who are able […]



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