battleworthy

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Etymology[edit]

battle +‎ -worthy

Adjective[edit]

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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