ambler

Definitions

  • Jamestown exploration trenches of 1955 from the air. Landmarks are the “old cypress” in the river, upper left, the tercentenary monument, and the standing ruin of the 18th-century Ambler house
    Jamestown exploration trenches of 1955 from the air. Landmarks are the “old cypress” in the river, upper left, the tercentenary monument, and the standing ruin of the 18th-century Ambler house
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ambler someone who walks at a leisurely pace
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ambler A horse or a person that ambles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Ambler One who ambles; especially, a horse which ambles; a pacer.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ambler a horse that ambles: one who ambles in walking or dancing
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. ambler—L. ambulā-re, to walk about.

Usage

In literature:

He left it to his trainer to lead the Ambler back, and joined him at the weighing-room.
"The Country House" by John Galsworthy
Joe Ambler was smiling contentedly and purring on his cigar.
"Flappers and Philosophers" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
She had loosened her braids and was about to plunge her head into the basin when Mrs. Ambler came in upon her.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
The average price is L6, but an ambler will bring L12.
"Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute" by Theo. F. Rodenbough
The present trustees of the church are Dr. Hall, Messrs. J. R. Ambler, F. Mitchell, and W. Fort.
"Our Churches and Chapels" by Atticus
Ambler's Early White, 241.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
They had scored down for the first time, but the hot-heads had been too fast for the old ambler.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Weeping Water, W. D. Ambler, 6.31.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 1, March, 1898" by Various
On the coast of Peru the horses are for the most part natural amblers, and, if they do not amble naturally, they are taught to do so.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Ambler Jevons had laughed at it.
"The Seven Secrets" by William Le Queux
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In news:

Rivertown partners with New Holland, Smooth Ambler .
Plans for exhibit on asbestos industry's impact in Ambler.
Cori (left) and Sam of Ambler on the ends with Jenny of Springfield and Will of Harleysville (center).
Group forms to oppose Parnell's proposed road to Ambler.
Act II Playhouse in Ambler is proud is launching a series of one-night-only events with 'My Fair Eileen' on Tuesday, Sept 18, at 7 pm.
56 E Butler Ave Ambler, PA 19002.
Witnesses place Cho outside West Ambler Johnston shortly before 7:15 am, when he killed Hilscher and Clark.
Ambler resident Jim Holton, 52, didn't have much of a choice about becoming a musician.
AMBLER THEATER 108 E Butler Ave, Ambler, 215-345-7855, amblertheater.org.
Area athletes spearheading Ambler's resurgence .
Rock 'N Roll on the patio at Trax in Ambler.
Saffron Main Line/Ambler For months, eastern Main Line moms have been buzzing about Bala Cynwyd Indian BYOB Saffron , and now Amblerites can get in on chef Rafiq Din's South and North Indian fare at a new, comfy outpost.
60 E Butler Ave Ambler, PA 19002.
Rosina DiLullo Gore, 90, a soloist with the Lyric Opera of Philadelphia in the 1950s and 1960s who became a choir director at churches in Montgomery County, died Friday, Aug 31, at her home in Ambler.
AMBLER — The closure of the former St Joseph Elementary School has left Ambler Borough Council with a bit of a dilemma as to what to do with the vacant building left behind.
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In science:

We propose the application of the software development methodology, Test-Driven Development (TDD) [Beck, 2003], [Ambler, 2006] to spreadsheet engineering.
Investigating the Potential of Test-Driven Development for Spreadsheet Engineering
Not only has it been shown that Test-Driven Development improves the quality of code, the tests themselves can also be used as system level documentation [Ambler, 2006].
Investigating the Potential of Test-Driven Development for Spreadsheet Engineering
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