Definition of Embattled

1. Adjective. Prepared for battle. "An embattled city"

Similar to: Prepared



2. Adjective. Having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement. "A crenelated molding"
Exact synonyms: Battlemented, Castellated, Castled
Similar to: Fancy

Definition of Embattled

1. a. Having indentations like a battlement.

Definition of Embattled

1. Adjective. Subject to or troubled by battles, controversy or debates. ¹

2. Adjective. Prepared or armed for battle. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a wall, fortress, etc., having battlements or crenellations. ¹

4. Adjective. (heraldry) Drawn with a line of alternating square indentations and extensions. ¹

5. Verb. (past of embattle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Embattled

1. embattle [v] - See also: embattle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Embattled

embastardize
embastardized
embastardizes
embastardizing
embaste
embathe
embathed
embathes
embathing
embattail
embattailed
embattailing
embattails
embattle
embattled (current term)
embattlement
embattlements
embattles
embattling
embay
embayed
embaying
embayld
embayment
embayments
embays
embeam
embeamed
embeaming

Literary usage of Embattled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1827)
"The lower story is square, finished with a plain parapet GENT. MAG. May, 1827. 3 ornamented at the angles with octagonal embattled ..."

2. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1918)
"The cornice is embattled by a varying number of notches or crenellations, ... As regards the date of these embattled panels, one is justified in regarding ..."

3. Striking for Life: Labor's Side of the Labor Question : the Right of the by John Swinton, Samuel Gompers, Eugene Victor Debs, John William Hayes (1894)
""THE embattled FARMERS." [N these critical years for the Republic I look toward our American FARMERS with supreme hope. We cannot do anything in the United ..."

4. A Momentous Question: The Respective Attitudes of Labor and Capital by John Swinton (1895)
""THE embattled FARMERS." |N these critical years for the Republic I look toward ... the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard 'round the world. ..."

5. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"Athenians were likely to pass, and kept a guard at the fords of brooks and rivers, but also stood embattled to receive and stop their army in such places as ..."

6. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"Battled embattled, or battled y rady, is a name given to a figure having, ... The term double embattled, however, does occur, and it is possibly the same as ..."

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