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A difficult matter it was, too, to keep this Mohican boy snug in the ambushment.

Their overnight bivouac was not above a mile beyond the glade of ambushment.

While he spoke these things, Jeroboam caused an ambushment to come about behind him.

So from that on we went as men whose lives are held in pawn by a hidden foe, looking at every turn for an ambushment.

On the 8th August they came to an ambushment all prepared, but it had been abandoned for some unknown reason.

I hold it a sin to kill the second buck afore the first is eaten, unless a march in front, or an ambushment, be contemplated.

What I fear is an ambushment, in which my lover will be carried off by those wicked men.

Still I see no need, why the grave of an honest man should be hid, like a Red-skin in his ambushment.

Also Sir Kay came out of an ambushment with five knights with him, and they six smote other six down.

I am not a red-skin born, and it is more a white man's gifts to fight openly than to lie in ambushment.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French embuscher (13c., Modern French embûcher) "to lay an ambush," from en- "in" + busch "wood," apparently from Frankish *busk "bush, woods" (see bush (n.)). Related: Ambushed; ambushing.

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