battailous
adjective Etymology: Middle English bataillous, from Anglo-French *bataillos, from bataille battle Date: 14th century archaic ready for battle ; warlike

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  • Battailous — Bat tail*ous, a. [OF. bataillos, fr. bataille. See {Battle}, n.] Arrayed for battle; fit or eager for battle; warlike. [Obs.] In battailous aspect. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • battailous — /bat l euhs/, adj. Archaic. ready for battle; warlike. [1350 1400; ME batailous < MF bataillos. See BATTLE1, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • battailous — bat·tail·ous …   English syllables

  • battailous — ˈbad.ələs adjective Etymology: Middle English bataillous, from Middle French bataillos, from bataille battle + os ous more at battle archaic : ready for battle : warlike …   Useful english dictionary

  • warlike — adj 1. militant, militaristic, aggressive, hawkish; bellicose, belligerent, combative, pugnacious, truculent, full of fight, Sl. scrappy; hostile, antagonistic. 2. martial, military, military minded, soldierly, soldierlike; armed, under arms,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • batail — batail(e, ailler, ailling, aillous obs. forms of battle, er, ing, battailous …   Useful english dictionary

  • bataile — batail(e, ailler, ailling, aillous obs. forms of battle, er, ing, battailous …   Useful english dictionary

  • battlous — see battailous a …   Useful english dictionary

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