Definitions

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  • n. An ambush.
  • n. The troops concealed in an ambush.
  • n. A surprise party; a company of soldiers secretly deployed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A thicket; a cluster of bushes.
  • n. An ambuscade.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ambush or ambuscade; any concealed body of soldiers or men.
  • n. A thicket; a cluster of bushes.

Etymologies

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Aphetic form of abushment, ambushment.

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