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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambush  \Am"bush\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ambushed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Ambushing}.]  [OE.  enbussen  enbushen  OF  embushier 
  embuissier  F.  emb[^u]cher,  embusquer  fr  LL  imboscare  in 
  +  LL  boscus  buscus,  a  wood;  akin  to  G.  bush,  E.  bush.  See 
  {Ambuscade},  {Bu?h}.] 
  1.  To  station  in  ambush  with  a  view  to  surprise  an  enemy. 
 
  By  ambushed  men  behind  their  temple  ?ai?,  We  have 
  the  king  of  Mexico  betrayed.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  attack  by  ambush;  to  waylay. 




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