ambuscadoes

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ambuscadoes

  1. plural of ambuscado, ambuscades, ambushes.
    • 1597, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 5:
      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