kotipū

kotipū, n., (Bib.). Ambush.

E tuku koe i te kotipu,
lay an ambush (Josh. 8.2);

Ei kotipu ta kotou i taua oire.
Ye shall lie-in-wait against the city (Josh. 8.4);

Kua akamoe iora Iseraela i te kotipu e pini ua akera Gibea.
And Israel set liers-in-wait round about Gibea (Judg. 20.29). [? -koti, 3.]

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