What does ambages mean?

ambages meaning in General Dictionary

A circuit a winding ergo Circuitous means or continuing quibble circumlocution indirect mode of address

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  • (archaic) roundabout or mysterious means of action
  • A circuit; a winding. Thus: Circuitous method or proceeding; quibble; circumlocution; indirect mode of message.

ambages meaning in General Dictionary

(n. pl.) A circuit; a winding. Therefore: Circuitous way or proceeding; quibble; circumlocution; indirect mode of speech.