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ambush
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 6
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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.
2. A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise.
3. The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; liers in wait.
4. To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
5. To attack by ambush; to waylay.
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