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Ambush - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Ambush' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Ambush [ v. i.]
- To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise; to lurk.
2 . Ambush [ v. t.]
- A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare.
- A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise.
- The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; liers in wait.
- To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
- To attack by ambush; to waylay.