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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of battle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Embattled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ranged in battle array; disposed in order of battle.
  • Contested; fought.
  • Furnished or strengthened with battlements.
  • In heraldry, broken in the form of battlements: said of any horizontal line dividing the field; of a bar or fesse, when one side only is broken in this way. Also embattled. See cut under embattled.

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