He quoted Telhada as saying that his officers had acted “within the law,” denying the ambush.
She would lure him to a Paris suburb where the gang waited in ambush.
On July 14, Plotnikov and seven other insurgents were killed in a nighttime ambush in a forest outside the city.
I'm to wait at the circular tables outside the bookstore so that one of Jones' sidekicks can make sure this isn't an ambush.
They were the machine gun bullets coming from the ambush when my company got hit.
I will bring thee to the place in the early morning, and set thee in ambush to await his coming.
The rest of the party were to remain in ambush until the return of the others.
The Chief's warriors would intercept, ambush and annihilate every war party headed for his camp.
It was not wise now, nor could he shoot even a renegade from ambush.
They're of the same kidney that drove General Herkimer into the ambush, an' are tryin' to force the colonel to surrender.
c.1300, from Old French embuscher (13c., Modern French embûcher) "to lay an ambush," from en- "in" + busch "wood," apparently from Frankish *busk "bush, woods" (see bush (n.)). Related: Ambushed; ambushing.
late 15c., embushe, from the English verb or from Middle French embusche, from Old French embuscher (see ambush (v.)). Earlier was ambushment (late 14c.). Figurative use by 1590s.