noun Also am·bush·ment.
verb (used with object)
Origin of ambush
Examples from the Web for ambushment
Historical Examples of ambushment
A difficult matter it was, too, to keep this Mohican boy snug in the ambushment.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
Their overnight bivouac was not above a mile beyond the glade of ambushment.
While he spoke these things, Jeroboam caused an ambushment to come about behind him.
So from that on we went as men whose lives are held in pawn by a hidden foe, looking at every turn for an ambushment.
On the 8th August they came to an ambushment all prepared, but it had been abandoned for some unknown reason.The Personal Life Of David Livingstone
William Garden Blaikie
Word Origin for ambush
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.