What does the word flambeau mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A flaring torch.

Usage examples for flambeau

  1. After another rain the bare flambeau trees would burst into fiery bloom. – San Cristóbal de la Habana by Joseph Hergesheimer
  2. V. 'Tis this makes Venus altars shine, This kindles frosty Hymen's pine; When the boy grows old in his desires, This flambeau doth new light his fires. – Lucasta by Richard Lovelace
  3. He was to be the flambeau eveilleur, the awakening torch in the darkness before the daybreak. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
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