embattled Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
- an embattled castle
verb prepare for battle or conflict
adjective satellite prepared for battle
- an embattled city
adjective satellite having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
castellated; battlemented; castled.
- a crenelated molding
Having indentations like a battlement.Obs. Chaucer.
(Her.) Having the edge broken like battlements; -- said of a bearing such as a fess, bend, or the like.
Having been the place of battle;J. Baillie. as, an. embattledplain or field