a state of the U.S. in which the Democratic and Republican candidates both have a good chance of winning:
the swing states of Ohio and Indiana.
Often, battlements. a parapet or cresting, originally defensive but later usually decorative, consisting of a regular alternation of merlons and crenels; crenelation. Historical Examples At this spectacle Banfy’s face suddenly glowed; he thought he saw a woman’s figure on the battlement of the tower. The Golden Age in Transylvania Mr Jkai She bent over the […]
Often, battlements. a parapet or cresting, originally defensive but later usually decorative, consisting of a regular alternation of merlons and crenels; crenelation. Contemporary Examples While the ghost of default stalks the battlements, he dithers and spouts soliloquies. To Be or Not To Be…A Loser: Boehner’s Hamlet Moment Joe McLean October 3, 2013 Historical Examples When […]
noun a painting, relief, mosaic, etc, depicting a battle, usually commemorating an actual event
a hostile encounter or engagement between opposing military forces: the battle of Waterloo. participation in such hostile encounters or engagements: wounds received in battle. a fight between two persons or animals: ordering a trial by battle to settle the dispute. any conflict or struggle: a battle for control of the Senate. Archaic. a battalion. to […]