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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A burning torch (such as are used in processions at night).

Usage examples (33)
  • Konwell now took my flambeau and stepped behind me.
  • And the king seized a flambeau with zeal to destroy;
  • And the King seized a flambeau, with zeal to destroy;
  • And Jos creaked up the stairs to bedward, followed by Kirsch with a flambeau. for more
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  • It would be ridiculous to try to make cherries "flambe" (dressed or served with flaming liquor, usually a dessert) with a "flambeau." (a torch)
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