Embattle meaning

ĕm-bătl
To prepare for battle; array.
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To furnish with battlements for defense.
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To prepare, array, or set in line for battle.
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To fortify.
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To provide with battlements.
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To arrange in order of battle; to array for battle; also, to prepare or arm for battle; to equip as for battle.
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(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