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King James Dictionary
1. A private or concealed station, where troops lie in wait to attack their enemy by surprise.
2. The state of lying concealed, for the purpose of attacking by surprise a lying in wait.
3. The troops posted in a concealed place for attacking by surprise.
Lay thee an ambush for the city. Joshua 8 .
AM'BUSH, To lie in wait for to surprise, by assailing unexpectedly from a concealed place.
AM'BUSH, To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise.
Nor saw the snake, that ambushed for his prey.
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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.
Entry for 'Ambush'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/a/ambush.html.