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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of battle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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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The veteran Garmin-Transitions captain battled back from injury to get through a very challenging and difficult Spanish tour in strong condition.
He had talked rapidly, almost like a drunken man, as his reeling brain battled with the rising shock of the malarial stroke.
My cousin battled off and on for 8 years and was in her 40's when she died.
I battled from the first inning on, '' said Sabathia.
Hamlin battled back from an early incident to claim a top-20 finish in his first Bristol start, placing 14th in the spring race of 2006.
Both before and after his first presidential run, McCain battled with GOP leaders over his proposals to overhaul campaign finance laws.
With the game tied at 1, Ben Guite and Henrik Sedin battled for the puck on the left boards.
Kenyon Martin battled Duncan toe-to-toe and finished with 23 points and 11 rebounds.
All Ted Kennedy has ever battled is the bottle, his beltline, and reality.
China battled from the start against mighty Brazil, attacking bravely during the opening quarter-hour.