noun see ambuscade

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  • ambuscader — See ambuscade. * * * …   Universalium

  • ambuscader — n. ambusher, attacker, one who waits in hiding in order to make a surprise attack …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ambuscader — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ambuscade — ambuscader, n. /am beuh skayd , am beuh skayd /, n., v., ambuscaded, ambuscading. n. 1. an ambush. v.i. 2. to lie in ambush. v.t. 3. to attack from a concealed position; ambush. [1575 85; < MF embuscade, alter. (under influence of OF embuschier;… …   Universalium

  • ambuscade — noun Etymology: Middle French embuscade, modification of Old Italian imboscata, from imboscare to place in ambush, from in (from Latin) + bosco forest, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German busc forest more at in, bush Date: circa 1588… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ambuscade — /æmbəsˈkeɪd/ (say ambuhs kayd) noun 1. an ambush. –verb (ambuscaded, ambuscading) –verb (i) 2. to lie in ambush. –verb (t) 3. to attack from a concealed position. {French embuscade, from embusquer, Italian imboscata and Old French embûcher. See… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ambuscade — [am΄bəs kād′; ] also, esp.for n. [, am′bəs kād΄] n., vt., vi. ambuscaded, ambuscading [Fr embuscade < embusquer, to ambush, altered (after It imboscare) < OFr embuschier: see AMBUSH] AMBUSH ambuscader n …   English World dictionary

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