Embattail, v.t.

To endow with a battail (the tail of a bat). In UN*X-speak, to "bat" (binary cat) a binary through "tail". This is (of course) a useless use of bat.

Em*bat"tail (?), v. t. [See Embattle.]

To furnish with battlements; to fortify as with battlements.


To embattail and to wall about thy cause With iron-worded proof. Tennyson.


© Webster 1913.

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