verb (used without object), am·bus·cad·ed, am·bus·cad·ing.
verb (used with object), am·bus·cad·ed, am·bus·cad·ing.
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Origin of ambuscade
OTHER WORDS FROM ambuscadeam·bus·cad·er, noun
Words nearby ambuscade
Example sentences from the Web for ambuscade
But, thank God, their ambuscade was turned against themselves.
The consul Rutilius Lupus was destroyed with his forces, by an ambuscade, near the river Livis, during the social war.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Harry's heart stood still; was the ambuscade to be discovered at the last minute?The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
These regiments were moved beyond Burkesville and placed in a position which served all the purposes of an ambuscade.
How was he to risk his vessel in the depth of black night in that inextricable labyrinth, that ambuscade of shoals?Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo