embassage
noun Date: 1526 1. the message or commission entrusted to an ambassador 2. archaic embassy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Embassage — Em bas*sage (?; 48), n. 1. An embassy. He sent a solemn embassage. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Except your embassages have better success. Motley. [1913 Webster] 2. Message; errand. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embassage — index embassy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • embassage — [em′bə sij] n. archaic var. of EMBASSY …   English World dictionary

  • embassage — /em beuh sij/, n. Archaic. embassy. [var. of ambassage < OF ambasse ( < ML ambactia office; see EMBASSY) + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • embassage — noun a) An embassy. b) Message; errand …   Wiktionary

  • embassage — n. embassy (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embassage — [ ɛmbəsɪdʒ] noun archaic 1》 the business or message of an envoy. 2》 a deputation. Origin C15: from OFr. ambasse message or embassy + age …   English new terms dictionary

  • embassage — em·bas·sage …   English syllables

  • embassage — em•bas•sage [[t]ˈɛm bə sɪdʒ[/t]] n. archaic gov embassy • Etymology: 1525–35; alter. of ambassage < OF ambasse (< ML ambactia office; see embassy) …   From formal English to slang

  • embassage — ˈembəsij noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English ambassage, probably alteration of ambassade more at ambassade 1. archaic : a sending of an ambassador : embassy; …   Useful english dictionary

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