Definitions for flambeauˈflæm boʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
flam•beauˈflæm boʊ(n.)(pl.)-beaux; -beaus.
a flaming torch.
a large ornamental candlestick.
Origin of flambeau:
1625–35; < F: torch
a flaming torch (such as are used in processions at night)
A burning torch, especially one carried in procession.
Origin: From flambeau.
a flaming torch, esp. one made by combining together a number of thick wicks invested with a quick-burning substance (anciently, perhaps, wax; in modern times, pitch or the like); hence, any torch
Translations for flambeau
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a piece of wood etc set on fire and carried as a light.
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