What is AMBUSH? Definition of AMBUSH in Black's Law Dictionary
The noun "ambush" means (1) the act of attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station; (2) a concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise, an ambuscade; (3) troops posted in a concealed place for attacking by surprise. The verb "ambush" means to lie in wait, to surprise, to place in ambush. Dale County v. Gunter, 46 Ala. 118, 142, referred to in Darneal v. State, 14 Okl.Cr. 540, 174 P. 290, 292, 1 A.L.R. 638.