ambulatory surgery n.
Surgery performed on a person who is admitted to and discharged from a hospital on the same day.
a specially equipped motor vehicle for transporting people who are convalescing or have mobility issues. Contemporary Examples He had worked as a cab and ambulette driver since setting foot in the country and was suddenly out of work. I’m an Illegal Immigrant at Harvard Anonymous November 26, 2010
noun a fear of walking Word Origin ambulo- ‘walking’
an ambush. to lie in ambush. to attack from a concealed position; ambush. Historical Examples They had now reached a place formed by nature for an ambuscade, where the Trasimenus comes nearest to the mountains of Cortona. The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six Titus Livius Here a thousand Indians had planted themselves in […]
. Historical Examples If they mean any treachery, such as a decoy and ambuscado, why, by my conscience! Calavar Robert Montgomery Bird Had these two had wind of the ambuscado and crept out by another door? A Christmas Garland Max Beerbohm So, as I said, he came up with his train to the gate, and […]