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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Ambush

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(older form, "embush," O. Fr. embusche, from the Ital. imboscata, in and bosco, a wood), the hiding of troops, primarily in a wood, and so any concealment for the purpose of a sudden attack.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Ambush'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/a/ambush.html. 1910.

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