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Ambushed definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AM'BUSHED, pp. Lain in wait for; suddenly attacked from a concealed station.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.




 


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