Definition of Ambush. Meaning of Ambush. Synonyms of Ambush

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Definition of Ambush

Ambush
Ambush Am"bush, n. [F. emb[^u]che, fr. the verb. See Ambush, v. t.] 1. A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare. Heaven, whose high walls fear no assault or siege Or ambush from the deep. --Milton. 2. A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise. Bold in close ambush, base in open field. --Dryden. 3. The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; liers in wait. [Obs.] The ambush arose quickly out of their place. --Josh. viii. 19. To lay an ambush, to post a force in ambush.
Ambush
Ambush Am"bush, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ambushed; p. pr. & vb. n. Ambushing.] [OE. enbussen, enbushen, OF. embushier, embuissier, F. emb[^u]cher, embusquer, fr. LL. imboscare; in + LL. boscus, buscus, a wood; akin to G. bush, E. bush. See Ambuscade, Bu?h.] 1. To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy. By ambushed men behind their temple ?ai?, We have the king of Mexico betrayed. --Dryden. 2. To attack by ambush; to waylay.
Ambush
Ambush Am"bush, v. i. To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise; to lurk. Nor saw the snake that ambushed for his prey. --Trumbull.

Meaning of Ambush from wikipedia

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