Ambigu (meal)

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This article is about the meal. For the card game, see Ambigu.

Ambigu is a French term that was adopted to mean 'a mixture of things' relating to a type of meal that was popular amongst the English upper class during the mid-17th and mid-18th centuries. It was an evening meal that was less formal than dinner but still planned with a set table and varied types of cold food at the sideboard.