Embattle Definition

ĕm-bătl
embattled, embattles, embattling
verb
To prepare, array, or set in line for battle.
Webster's New World
To fortify.
Webster's New World
To provide with battlements.
Webster's New World
(intransitive) To be arrayed for battle.
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Origin of Embattle

  • Middle English embataillen from Old French embataillier en- in en–1 bataillier to battle (from bataille battle battle)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Old French embataillier; pref. em- (Latin in) + bataille (“battle”).

    From Wiktionary

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