A lying in a wood, concealed, for the true purpose of assaulting an enemy by shock. Hence: A lying in hold off, and concealed in virtually any situation, for a like function; a snare laid for an enemy; an ambush.
A place in which troops lie hid, to attack an enemy unexpectedly.
your body of soldiers lying-in ambush.
A lying in delay and concealment for the true purpose of attacking by shock; an ambush.
A secret place by which soldiers lie hidden with a view to assaulting all of a sudden by shock; an ambush.
A body of soldiers lying in ambush.
the act of concealing your self and lying-in wait to strike by shock