verb (ambuscades, ambuscading, ambuscaded)
- A lying in a wait, concealed, for the purpose of attacking an enemy by surprise; a snare laid for an enemy; an ambush.
Etymology: embuscade, from Italian imboscata, or Spanish emboscada, from emboscar to ambush, from imboscare.
- To lie in wait for, or to attack from a covert or lurking place; to waylay.
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