battlemented vs embattled what difference

what is difference between battlemented and embattled

English

Etymology

battlement +‎ -ed

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbætl̩mɛntəd/

Adjective

battlemented (comparative more battlemented, superlative most battlemented)

  1. Furnished with battlements, as the ramparts of a city or castle.

References

  • battlemented in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.


English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪmˈbæt.əld/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛmˈbæt.əld/, /ɪmˈbæt.əld/

Adjective

embattled (comparative more embattled, superlative most embattled)

  1. Subject to or troubled by battles, controversy or debates.
  2. Prepared or armed for battle.
  3. Of a wall, fortress, etc., having battlements or crenellations.
  4. (heraldry) Drawn with a line of alternating square indentations and extensions.
    Synonym: crenellé

Translations

Verb

embattled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of embattle

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