|Origin:||embuschier, from en 'in' + busche 'wood'|
am‧bush [uncountable and countable]
The soldiers were killed in an ambush.
In winter the danger of ambush is much reduced.
lie/wait in ambush
Armed police lay in ambush behind the hedge.
—ambush verb [transitive]
Everybody thought our train would be ambushed, but we got out safely.