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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bat·tle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embattled p. pr. & vb. n. Embattling ]  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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bat·tled a.
 1. Having indentations like a battlement. [Obs.]
 2. Her. Having the edge broken like battlements; -- said of a bearing such as a fess, bend, or the like.
 3. Having been the place of battle; as, an embattled plain or field.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: beset with attackers or controversy or conflict; "embattled
             troops"; "an embattled governor"
      2: prepared for battle; "an embattled city"
      3: having repeated square indentations like those in a
         battlement; "a crenelated molding" [syn: crenelated, crenelate,
          crenellated, crenellate, indented]