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Ambush \Am"bush\ ([a^]m"b[oo^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ambushed ([a^]m"b[oo^]shd); p. pr. & vb. n. Ambushing.] [OE. enbussen, enbushen, OF. embushier, embuissier, F. emb[^u]cher, embusquer, fr. LL. imboscare; in + LL. boscus, buscus, a wood; akin to G. bush, E. bush. See Ambuscade, Bush.]

  1. To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.

    By ambushed men behind their temple laid, We have the king of Mexico betrayed.

  2. To attack by ambush; to waylay.


vb. (en-past of: ambush)

Ambushed (album)

Ambushed, is the first album from hip hop group Da Bush Babees, with members Mr. Man, Babe-B-Face Kaos and Y-Tee. The group is famous for its affiliation with the Native Tongues. it was released on June 7, 1994 by Reprise. The album featured guest production from A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Salaam Remi, and a young Jermaine Dupri. The album's singles, "We Run Things (It's Like Dat)" and "Remember We," received moderate airplay.

Ambushed (film)

Ambushed (also released as Hard Rush) is a 2013 action-thriller film directed by Giorgio Serafini, written by Agustin, and starring Dolph Lundgren, Vinnie Jones, Randy Couture, Gianni Capaldi, and Daniel Bonjour. Lundgren, Jones, and Capaldi would go on to work with Serafini in Blood of Redemption and Puncture Wounds.


Ambushed may refer to:

  • Ambushed (album), a 1994 album by Da Bush Babees
  • Ambushed (film), a 2013 film directed by Giorgio Serafini and starring Dolph Lundgren

Usage examples of "ambushed".

Unbeknownst to us, the raiders doubled back and a dozen of them ambushed us.

Kosovars were ambushed, Terry automatically relocated his team to a new base camp, one known only to his team.

Nothing had gone right since they had been ambushed by hired ruffians when they had arrived at the Gate of Double Glory.

He was badly bruised from the beating he had received when he had been ambushed, and, controlling the hell-hound had been as exhausting as riding a high-spirited thoroughbred.

When he and Tamora had been ambushed at the Gate of Double Glory, or when he and Eliphas had been chased by the hell-hound, he had been too busy trying to save his life to feel real fear.

The second of the one-ninety-eighth was ambushed during movement to reinforce you.

Slow, noisy and harmless would have been more like it, because about all they ever did was get themselves surrounded or ambushed, or both, and then call for someone to rescue them.

Our patrols slipped down darkened trails to set ambushes or to be ambushed themselves.

Led by a classmate from Quantico, a black officer named Adam Simpson, a twenty-eight-man patrol was ambushed by two hundred VC and almost annihilated.

She was on her way to be married when her party was ambushed by the slavers.

Of all the risky journeys, that on an ambushed river is the most risky, in my judgment, and that risk has Jasper run.

Christian white man, they have bit at the bait, and have ambushed the smoke!

We were ambushed, and the Sergeant got a bad hurt, and would have lost his scalp, but for a sort of inbred turn I took to the weapon.

He had been on the trail to the Diamond K when he was ambushed, and that was still where he was, he realized as he noted several landmarks.

Since then he had bedded Aurora Mcentire, been ambushed and wounded by the men working for that mysterious boss, fought his way out of that trouble, reached the lumber camp too late to prevent more murders, and raced here to the Diamond K in a desperate attempt to forestall an even more wholesale slaughter.