Definition of embattle in English:

embattle

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Archaic
  • 1 Set (an army) in battle array.

    ‘it was three o'clock before the king's army was embattled’
    1. 1.1Fortify (a building or place) against attack.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French embataillier.

Pronunciation:

embattle

/əmˈbadl/