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.


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Em*bat"tle, v. i.

To be arrayed for battle.



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Em*bat"tle, v. t. [See Battlement.]

To furnish with battlements.

"Embattled house."



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