battleworthy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

battle +‎ -worthy

AdjectiveEdit

battleworthy (comparative more battleworthy, superlative most battleworthy)

  1. Fit for service in battle.
    • 1955, C S Forester, The Good Shepherd:
      "Oh yes, sir. Seaworthy enough with the weather moderating. And we'll have the holes patched in a brace of shakes." "Seaworthy but not battleworthy," said Krause.

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