ambuscado

[ am-buh-skey-doh ]
/ ˌæm bəˈskeɪ doʊ /

noun, plural am·bus·ca·dos. Obsolete.

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Origin of ambuscado

1585–95; pseudo-Spanish alteration of ambuscade
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Example sentences from the Web for ambuscado

  • If they mean any treachery, such as a decoy and ambuscado, why, by my conscience!

    Calavar|Robert Montgomery Bird
  • Had these two had wind of the ambuscado and crept out by another door?

    A Christmas Garland|Max Beerbohm
  • So, as I said, he came up with his train to the gate, and laid his ambuscado for Captain Resistance within bow-shot of the town.