- plural of ambuscado, ambuscades, ambushes.
- O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you.
- Sometime she driveth o'er a soldier's neck,
- And then dreams he of cutting foreign throats,
- Of breaches, ambuscadoes, Spanish blades,
- Of healths five-fathom deep — Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 4.