- embattlement noun
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transitive verb em·bat·tled, em·bat·tling, em·bat·tles
- To prepare for battle; array.
- To furnish with battlements for defense.
Origin: Middle English embataillen, from Old French embataillier : en-, in; see en-1 + bataillier, to battle (from bataille, battle; see battle).