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embattle


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embattle  \Em*bat"tle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Embattled};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Embattling}.]  [OF.  embataillier  pref.  em-  (L.  in)  + 
  F.  bataille  battle.  See  {Battle},  and  cf  {Battlement}.] 
  To  arrange  in  order  of  battle;  to  array  for  battle;  also  to 
  prepare  or  arm  for  battle;  to  equip  as  for  battle. 
 
  One  in  bright  arms  embattled  full  strong.  --Spenser. 
 
  Here  once  the  embattled  farmers  stood  And  fired  the 
  shot  heard  round  the  world.  --Emerson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embattle  \Em*bat"tle\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  arrayed  for  battle.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embattle  \Em*bat"tle\,  v.  t.  [See  {Battlement}.] 
  To  furnish  with  battlements.  ``Embattled  house.'' 
  --Wordsworth.