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- v. To put (troops) onto a bus.
- v. To board a bus.
em- + bus. Coined following the mass requisition by the British Army of London buses as troop carriers in World War I. (Wiktionary)
Instead of proceeding to the trenches that night according to programme, we got sudden orders to "embus" for Hill 60, in the Ypres Salient, to dig there under Royal