Definition of Embattlement

1. n. An intended parapet; a battlement.



Definition of Embattlement

1. Noun. A battlement. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being embattled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Embattlement

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Embattlement

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

Literary usage of Embattlement

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

1. Brave Belgians by Camille Buffin, Alice Hall Ward (1918)
"I took notes, thanks to the periscope, and I fired from an embattlement through a German embattle- ment. The enemy was not long in replying with dumdums, ..."

2. Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of by Sussex Archaeological Society (1851)
"... under the embattlement, for casting stones and other defensive engines for defending the same gate ; the said gate and towers being defective, ..."

3. An historical and descriptive account of the coast of Sussex by John Docwra Parry (1833)
"... under the embattlement, for casting stones and other defensive engines for defending the same gate; the said gate and towers being defective, ..."

4. The British Herald Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility & Gentry by Thomas Robson (1830)
"... or might be called a bend, with one embattlement on each side. See PI. 3, fig. 26. ... Bend, per, with one embattlement ..."

5. Brave Belgians, from the French of Baron C. Buffin edited by Camille Buffin (1918)
"I took notes, thanks to the periscope, and I fired from an embattlement through a German embattle- ment. The enemy was not long in replying with dumdums, ..."

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