[flam-boh] /ˈflæm boʊ/
noun, plural flambeaux
[flam-bohz] /ˈflæm boʊz/ (Show IPA), flambeaus.
a flaming torch.
a torch for use at night in illuminations, processions, etc.
a large, decorated candlestick.
an ornament having the form of a flaming torch.
noun (pl) -beaux (-bəʊ; -bəʊz), -beaus
a burning torch, as used in night processions
a large ornamental candlestick
also flambeaux, 1630s, from French flambeau, from flambe “flame” (see flamboyant).
[flahm-bey; French flahn-bey] /flɑmˈbeɪ; French flɑ̃ˈbeɪ/ adjective 1. Also, flambéed [flahm-beyd] /flɑmˈbeɪd/ (Show IPA). (of food) served in flaming liquor, especially brandy: steak flambé. 2. Ceramics. verb (used with object), flambéed, flambéing. 3. to pour liquor over and ignite. /ˈflɑːmbeɪ; ˈflæm-; French flɑ̃be/ adjective 1. (of food, such as steak or pancakes) served in flaming […]
noun See flamberge
noun a type of fencing sword with an undulating blade; also written flamberg Word Origin French
- Flamborough head
/ˈflæmbərə; -brə/ noun 1. a chalk promontory in NE England, on the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire