embattle


em·bat·tle

transitive verb \im-ˈba-təl\
em·bat·tledem·bat·tling \-ˈbat-liŋ, -təl-iŋ\

Definition of EMBATTLE

1
:  to arrange in order of battle :  prepare for battle
2
:  fortify

Origin of EMBATTLE

Middle English embatailen, from Anglo-French embatailler, from en- + batailler to battle
First Known Use: 14th century

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