Definition of embattle in English:

embattle

Syllabification: em·bat·tle
Pronunciation: /emˈbatl
 
/

verb

[with object] archaic
  • 1Set (an army) in battle array: it was three o’clock before the king’s army was embattled
  • 1.1Fortify (a building or place) against attack.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French embataillier.

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