Ambushment \Am"bush*ment\, n. [OF. embuschement. See {Ambush}, v. t.] An ambush. [Obs.] --2 Chron. xiii. 13. [1913 Webster]

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  • ambushment — noun see ambush I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ambushment — n. surprise attack …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ambushment — am·bush·ment …   English syllables

  • ambushment — mənt noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English embushement, from Middle French embuschement, from embuschier + ment : ambush …   Useful english dictionary

  • 2 Chronicles 13 — 1 Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah. 2 He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother s name also was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam. 3 And… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • ambush — I. verb Etymology: Middle English embushen, from Anglo French embuscher, from en in (from Latin in) + busche log, firewood Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to station in ambush 2. to attack from an ambush ; waylay intransi …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ambush — ambusher, n. ambushlike, adj. /am boosh/, n. Also, ambushment. 1. an act or instance of lying concealed so as to attack by surprise: The highwaymen waited in ambush near the road. 2. an act or instance of attacking unexpectedly from a concealed… …   Universalium

  • ambush — Synonyms and related words: ambuscade, ambushment, assail, assault, astonish, attack, blind, blitz, booby trap, bushwhack, catch off guard, catch unawares, come at, come down on, come from behind, come upon unexpectedly, cover, crack down on,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blind — Synonyms and related words: ableptical, abstruse, alibi, amaurotic, ambuscade, ambush, ambushment, amorphous, apology, art, artful dodge, artifice, automatic, awning, back band, backstrap, bag of tricks, bamboozle, bandage, bat, be bright, beach… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • booby trap — Synonyms and related words: Dionaea, ambuscade, ambush, ambushment, baited trap, blind, deadfall, deathtrap, decoy, firetrap, flytrap, gin, lurking hole, mine, mole trap, mousetrap, pitfall, rattrap, set gun, shadowing, spring gun, springe,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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