A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare.
- The act of lying in wait to attack by surprise.
- A sudden attack made from a concealed position.
- Those hiding in order to attack by surprise.
- The hiding place used for this.
- A hidden peril or trap.
- To attack from a concealed position.