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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BATTLEFIELD

He that does not believe is like a battlefield, the scene of every disaster.

"He said that they were picked up on the battlefield of Colenso at first," the Baron declared.

There is an incongruity about death on the battlefield which assails the mind.

A wounded man is esteemed of little value on the battlefield.

You'll live in them, revel in them, rejoice in them, they'll be your battlefield.

To die fighting against it sends them joyfully to the battlefield!

They do His will on the battlefield, as priests do it at the altar.

Theodoric, the Visigoth king, was killed on the battlefield.

No, he was killed himself, and his body dragged over the battlefield.

Ay, Maurice, buckle on the sword—the battlefield is before thee.

WORD ORIGIN

1812, from battle (n.) + field (n.). The usual word for it in Old English was wælstow, literally "slaughter-place."

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