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
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Example sentences from the Web for ambuscade
Whenever you hit a trail follow it, but go slow and keep your eyes peeled for an ambuscade.Ted Strong in Montana|Edward C. Taylor
Murray lodged in the town during the night, and Hamilton posted himself in his ambuscade the next morning, armed with a gun.Mary Queen of Scots, Makers of History|Jacob Abbott
Everywhere society was in ambuscade, and waged civil war--individual against individual--without peace or mercy.
I laid an ambuscade, with thirty men and three officers, near the road.The Life of Francis Marion|William Gilmore Simms
So they drew up and sat down before Eargate, and laid their ambuscade for Mr. Resistance within a bow shot of the town.The Worlds Greatest Books|Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.