gamb

noun \ˈgam(b), -aa(ə)m-\
variants: or

gambe

\ˈgam(b), -aa(ə)m-\

Definition of gamb

plural

-s

  1. :  leg, shank —used chiefly in heraldry

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Origin and Etymology of gamb

French dialect (northern) gambe leg, from Old North French, from Late Latin gamba, camba hock (of a horse), leg — more at gambol


First Known Use: 1660


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