embattle

play
verb em·bat·tle \ im-ˈba-tᵊl \

Definition of embattle

embattled; embattling play \im-ˈbat-liŋ, -tᵊl-iŋ\
transitive verb
1 :to arrange in order of battle :prepare for battle
2 :fortify

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Origin and Etymology of embattle

Middle English embatailen, from Anglo-French embatailler, from en- + batailler to battle



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