Ambuscado
Ambuscado Am`bus*ca"do, n. Ambuscade. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • ambuscado — am·bus·ca·do …   English syllables

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  • ambush — [14] Originally, ambush meant literally ‘put in a bush’ – or more precisely ‘hide in a wood, from where one can make a surprise attack’. The hypothetical Vulgar Latin verb *imboscāre was formed from the prefix in and the noun *boscus ‘bush,… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • ambuscade — (n.) 1580s, essentially a variant form of AMBUSH (Cf. ambush) (n.), representing a reborrowing of that French word after it had been Italianized. Ambuscade is from Fr. embuscade (16c.), Gallicized from It. imboscata, lit. a hiding in the bush,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • trap — I n 1. pitfall, deadfall; snare, gin, net; mine, booby trap, man trap. 2. device, ploy, artifice, stratagem, wile, subterfuge, ruse, trick, Archaic. trepan; lure, decoy, bait, hook, Sl. come on; ambush, ambuscade, Obs. ambuscado. 3.Slang. mouth,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ambush — [14] Originally, ambush meant literally ‘put in a bush’ – or more precisely ‘hide in a wood, from where one can make a surprise attack’. The hypothetical Vulgar Latin verb *imboscāre was formed from the prefix in and the noun *boscus ‘bush,… …   Word origins

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