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Noun: ambuscade  ,am-bu'skeyd
Usage: archaic
  1. The act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
    - ambush, lying in wait, trap
Verb: ambuscade  ,am-bu'skeyd
Usage: archaic
  1. Wait in hiding to attack
    - ambush, scupper, bushwhack [N. Amer], waylay, lurk, lie in wait

Derived forms: ambuscaded, ambuscades, ambuscading

Type of: coup de main, surprise attack, wait

Encyclopedia: Ambuscade